Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Sharper screen
  • 233 ppi vs 217 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.

  • Larger screen
  • 4.0 inch vs 4.3 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much more RAM
  • 512.0 MB vs 1.0 GB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • N/A vs 5.0 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 1500 mAH vs 1800 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 4.0 GB vs 8.0 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32 GB vs 64 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Has flash
  • No vs Yes
    With flash, bright photos/videos are captured even in low-light conditions.
  • Much thinner
  • 11.1 mm vs 9.0 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish
  • Much lighter
  • 128.5 grams vs 124.0 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time
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Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Dimensions

    Height:121.5 mm

    Width:63.1 mm

    Thickness:11.1 mm

    Height:129.3 mm

    Width:67.6 mm

    Thickness:8.95 mm

    Weight 128.5 grams 124 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors        
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon S4 Play
    Processor Dual core, 1200 MHz, Dual core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A5,
    2D/3D GPU
    RAM 512 MB 1 GB
    Built-in storage 4 GB 8 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 64 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4 Inch 4.3 Inch
    Display resolution 480x800 (233 ppi) 480x800 (217 ppi)
    Display Technology TFT TFT
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 3 MP, 2048 x 1536 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • White balance presets
    • Auto Focus
    Video Capture Yes Yes
    Video Resolution 640 x 480p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.30 MP, 640 x 480 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
    Network
    SIM Type GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 14.40 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) 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 3, A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, SPP Version 3.0, A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,b,g,n

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB microUSB 2.0
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      External Device connector
      Battery
      Talk time 14 Hours(2G), 9 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 500 Hours(2G), 300 Hours(3G)
      Battery Capacity 1500 mAh, Li-ion 1800 mAh, Li-ion
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WAV
      • AAC, AC3, AMR, eAAC, eAAC+, FLAC, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV
      Video player
      • AVI, H.263, MPEG4, WMV
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS

      Pre-loaded Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity sensor
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Limited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Keypad Landscape mode
      Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
      Availability
      Officially announced 01-Sep-2013 27-Apr-2013
      Market status Available Available
      Price list

      ebay.in

      Rs.6,944
      Rs.12,350

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      Rs.7,000

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      Rs.11,999

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      Rs.6,650

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      flipkart.com

      Rs.6,990
      Rs.11,614

      saholic.com

      Rs.7,211
      Rs.12,259

      maniacstore.com

      Rs.6,690
      NA

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      Rs.6,734
      Rs.12,475

      cromaretail.com

      Rs.7,199
      NA

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      Rs.7,999
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      Rs.7,848
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