Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32.00 GB vs N/A
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much thinner
  • 9.70 mm vs 10.60 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish
  • Much lighter
  • 137.00 grams vs 144.00 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Dual core vs 1700 MHz Dual core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 8.00 MP vs 12.10 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 228.00 ppi vs 342.00 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 5.80 GB vs 32.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.30 MP vs 1.30 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Touchbar Touchbar
Dimensions

    Height:128.70 mm

    Width:65 mm

    Thickness:9.70 mm

    Height:128 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:10.60 mm

    Weight 137 grams 144 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors              
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm MSM 8260 Snapdragon
    Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz, Dual core, 1700 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 220
    RAM 1 GB 1 GB
    Built-in storage 8 GB 32 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4.30 Inch 4.3 Inch
    Display resolution 480x854 (228 ppi) 720x1280 (342 ppi)
    Display Technology TFT LCD
    3D
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 12.1 MP, 4016 x 3012
    Flash LED Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Digital image stabilization
    • Face detection
    • Geo tagging
    • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
    • Red-eye Reduction
    • Self-timer
    • Smile detection
    • Touch to focus
    • Auto Focus
    • Digital image stabilization
    • Face detection
    • Geo tagging
    • Smile detection
    • Touch to focus
    Scene Modes Panorama Panorama
    Video Capture Yes, 3GPP,MPEG4, Digital image stabilization,Video light Yes
    Video Resolution 1280 x 72p 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps, 720 x 480p @ 120fps
    Secondary camera 0.30 MP, 640 x 480 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024
    Network
    SIM Type GSM GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.8 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • 85.6 kbps kbps
    • Yes
    • 86 kbps
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS,Glonass
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP Version 3.0, A2DP, EDR
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,b,g,n

      Features:Dual antennas

      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 2.0 microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      • Yes
      Headphones connector 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector DLNA, NFC DLNA, NFC
      Battery
      Talk time 8.50 Hours(2G), 9 Hours(3G) 8.2 Hours(2G)
      Stand-by time 498 Hours(2G), 454 Hours(3G) 410 Hours(2G)
      Playback time 33 Hours(Music), 6.2 Hours(Video)
      Battery Capacity 1750 mAh, Li-ion 1750 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • 3GPP, AMR, eAAC+, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
      • 3GPP, FLAC, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
      Video player
      • 3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MKV, MOV, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid
      • 3GPP, MPEG4
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

      Streaming Video
      Additional Yes
      Pre-loaded Apps Google Chrome, Google Play Store, Google Voice Search, Google Maps, etc. Document Viewer
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser HTML5 Adobe Flash, HTML5
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload) Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Twitter,Yahoo Mail,YouTube (upload)
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Messaging No No
      Keypad Landscape mode
      E-mail Push e-mail Push e-mail
      Instant messaging Google Talk
      JAVA MIDP 1.0 MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games Yes, 3D Games, Motion Games
      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 3D Speaker,Loudspeaker Earpiece,Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Music ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 16-Mar-2013 02-Aug-2012
      Market status Available Available
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