Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Dual core vs 1000 MHz Single Core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.00 GB vs 768 MB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 16.00 GB vs 4.00 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.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Form factor Candybar Touchbar
Dimensions

    Height:121.55 mm

    Width:63 mm

    Thickness:9.90 mm

    Height:121.5 mm

    Width:63.1 mm

    Thickness:10.50 mm

    Weight 120 grams 120 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors        
    Hardware
    System chip NovaThor U8420 Qualcomm MSM7227A
    Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz, 1000 MHz, Cortex A5,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 200
    RAM 1 GB 768 MB
    Built-in storage 16 GB 4 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4 Inch 4 Inch
    Display resolution 480x800 480x800 (233 ppi)
    Display Technology Super AMOLED TFT
    3D
    Color Density 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Smile detection
    • Scenes
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Multi Shot
    • Auto Focus
    • CMOS image sensor
    • Effects
    • Geo tagging
    • ISO control
    • Smile detection
    • White balance presets
    Scene Modes Panorama
    Video Capture Yes
    Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 25fps 640 x 480p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
    Network
    SIM Type GSM Mini, GSM+GSM
    Network technology GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data EV-DO HSPA HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP, LE, EDR Version 3.0, A2DP, AVCTP, AVDTP, AVRCP, BNEP, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP
    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

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB microUSB,microUSB 2.0 USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector Computer sync, OTA sync
      Battery
      Talk time 14.16(2G), 7.83(3G) 12.83 Hours(2G), 8.66 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 460(2G), 360(3G) 570 Hours(2G), 470 Hours(3G)
      Playback time
      Battery Capacity 1500 mAh, Li-ion 1500 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, AMR-NB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG(Vorbis), FLAC, Active Noise Cancellation with Dedicated Mic, Stereo Speaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack
      • 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
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

      Streaming
      Additional
      Pre-loaded Apps Document Viewer
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Compass, Magnetometer, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser Flash Lite,HTML,Flash Lite
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services 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
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID,Search by both first and last name
      Organizer Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype) Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Messaging Yes Yes
      Keypad
      E-mail IMAP,POP3,SMTP,Microsoft Exchange,Push e-mail Push e-mail
      Instant messaging Yes Yes, ChatON
      JAVA MIDP 1.0 MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games 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
      Notifications
      • Flight mode
      • Haptic feedback
      • Silent mode
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 10-Oct-2012 24-Jul-2012
      Market status Available Available
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