Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Larger screen
  • 5.50 inch vs 5.30 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1600 MHz Quad core vs 1000 MHz Dual core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 2.00 GB vs 1.00 GB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 3100 mAH vs 2550 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 267 ppi vs 208 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 64.00 GB vs 16.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Supports more SIM cards simultaneously
  • 1 vs 2
    Dual or Triple SIM allows you to use two or three active mobile numbers respectively, through one phone.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 1.90 MP vs 5.00 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Form factor Touchbar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:151.1 mm

    Width:80.5 mm

    Thickness:9.40 mm

    Height:152 mm

    Width:79 mm

    Thickness:10.30 mm

    Weight 183 grams 196.3 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors              
    Hardware
    System chip Exynos 4212 Quad
    Processor Quad core, 1600 MHz, Cortex A9, Dual core, 1000 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Mali 400MP4
    RAM 2 GB 1 GB
    Built-in storage 16 GB 16 GB
    Memory card support Upto 64 GB microSD Upto 32 GB MicroSD
    Display
    Physical size 5.5 Inch 5.3 Inch
    Display resolution 720x1280 (267 ppi) 960x540
    Display Technology Super AMOLED IPS LCD
    3D
    Color Density 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive
    Camera
    Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448
    Flash LED Flash Dual LED Flash,LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Flash
    • Auto Focus
    • Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Digital image stabilization
    • Face detection
    • Geo tagging
    • Scenes
    • Simultaneous HD video and image recording
    • Smile detection
    • Touch to focus
    • Multi Shot
    • Auto Focus
    • Smile detection
    • Effects
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Multi Shot
    Scene Modes Portrait Mode
    Video Capture Yes, 3GP,AVI,MKV,WMV, Digital image stabilization,Stereo sound recording 3GP,MP4
    Video Resolution 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps 1920 x 1080p
    Secondary camera 1.9 MP, 1600 x 1200 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Network
    SIM Type GSM GSM+GSM
    Network technology GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / WCDMA 900 / 2100 MHz | GSM 900 / 1800 MHz
    Data HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSPA HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) EV-DO
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    • Yes
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Class 12
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    GPS A-GPS,Glonass A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP, EDR Version 4.0
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      USB USB 2.0, microUSB,microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector DLNA, MHL, NFC
      Battery
      Talk time 35 Hours(2G), 16 Hours(3G) 4.2 Hours(2G)
      Stand-by time 980 Hours(2G), 890 Hours(3G)
      Playback time
      Battery Capacity 3100 mAh, Li-ion 2550 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Album, Playlists
      • AAC, AAC+, AC3, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
      • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, AAC, WAV, MIDI, OGG, AMR, AWB, Dual Mic Noise Suppression, 3.5mm Audio Jack
      Video player
      • AVI, Stretch to fullscreen, Zoom
      • 3GP, AVI, Flash Video, H.263, H.264, MKV, MPEG4, Xvid, DivX
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

        Features:Stereo FM,Recording option

      Streaming
      Additional Yes
      Pre-loaded Apps Samsung Apps, Document Editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Light sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser Flash Lite,HTML,JavaScript VoIP
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Converter, Countdown timer, E-Book Reader, Memo, Notes, Stopwatch, Timer, World clock, Calendar, To-Do, Alarm, Document viewer Alarm, Clock, Calender, Calculator, World clock, To-do list, Stop watch, Timer
      Messaging No Yes
      Keypad Landscape mode,Portrait mode
      E-mail IMAP,Microsoft Exchange,POP3,Push e-mail,SMTP POP3, SMTP, Gmail Push e-mail
      Instant messaging Yes, Gtalk
      JAVA MIDP 1.0 MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games Yes
      Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, S-Pen, User Manual, Warranty Card Spice Mi-530 Stellar Pinnacle Handset, Battery, Charger, Data Cable, OTG Cable, Headset, Leather Cover, Screen protector, User Guide, Warranty Card
      Supported Accessories
      Others
      Other Features
      Speakers Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Flight mode
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Service lights
      • Silent mode
      • Speakerphone
      • Video ringtones
      • Voice commands
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Voice recording
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 30-Aug-2012 01-Jan-2013
      Market status Available Available
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