Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much larger screen
  • 4.00 inch vs 3.50 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Single Core vs 800 MHz Single Core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 768 MB vs 512 MB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 5.00 MP vs 3.20 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 233.00 ppi vs 165.00 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 4.00 GB vs 150 MB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs N/A
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has flash
  • Yes vs No
    With flash, bright photos/videos are captured even in low-light conditions.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 1500 mAH vs 1650 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
Design
Operating system Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Form factor Touchbar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:121.5 mm

    Width:63.1 mm

    Thickness:10.50 mm

    Height:112.40 mm

    Width:59.90 mm

    Thickness:12.44 mm

    Weight 120 grams 125 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors      
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm MSM7227A Qualcomm MSM7627-T
    Processor 1000 MHz, Cortex A5, 800 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 200
    RAM 768 MB 512 MB
    Built-in storage 4 GB 150 MB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4 Inch 3.5 Inch
    Display resolution 480x800 (233 ppi) 320x480 (165)
    Display Technology TFT TFT
    3D
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 3.2 MP, 320 x 480
    Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • CMOS image sensor
    • Effects
    • Geo tagging
    • ISO control
    • Smile detection
    • White balance presets
    • Auto Focus
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Geo tagging
    • Smile detection
    • White balance presets
    Scene Modes Panorama Panorama
    Video Capture Yes Yes
    Video Resolution 640 x 480p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
    Network
    SIM Type Mini, GSM+GSM Mini, GSM+CDMA
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,CDMA
    Data HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) EV-DO
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 3.0, A2DP, AVCTP, AVDTP, AVRCP, BNEP, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP Version 3.0, A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, FTP, GAP, HFP, HSP, OPP
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard: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 2.0 USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector Computer sync, OTA sync
      Battery
      Talk time 12.83 Hours(2G), 8.66 Hours(3G) 7 Hours(2G)
      Stand-by time 570 Hours(2G), 470 Hours(3G) 300 Hours(2G)
      Playback time
      Battery Capacity 1500 mAh, Li-ion 1650 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
      • Album art cover, Background playback
      • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
      Video player
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

      Streaming Video
      Additional
      Pre-loaded Apps Android Market, Social Hub, ThinkFree Office, Swype
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Magnetometer, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser Flash Lite,HTML,Flash Lite Android Browser
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload) Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload)
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      • Yes
      • 0.18 W/kg
      • 0.45 W/kg
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID,Search by both first and last name
      • Yes
      • Limited
      Organizer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Document viewer
      Messaging Yes No
      Keypad
      E-mail Push e-mail Push e-mail
      Instant messaging Yes, ChatON
      JAVA MIDP 1.0 MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games Yes Yes
      Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
      Supported Accessories
      Others
      Other Features
      Speakers Earpiece,Loudspeaker DNSe 3D Sound Technology,Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Flight mode
      • Haptic feedback
      • Silent mode
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      • Music ringtones
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 24-Jul-2012 01-Feb-2013
      Market status Available Available
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