Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Sharper screen
  • 342 ppi vs 319 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 32.0 GB vs 16.0 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 1.3 MP vs 0.3 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has NFC
  • Yes vs No
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.

  • Larger screen
  • 4.3 inch vs 4.6 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 1750 mAH vs 1900 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • N/A vs 32 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Has removable battery
  • No vs Yes
    Removable Battery allows you to remove and replace the battery when it gets drained or goes dead.

Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Dimensions

    Height:128 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:10.60 mm

    Height:133 mm

    Width:68 mm

    Thickness:10.60 mm

    Weight 144 grams 144 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors        
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm MSM 8260 Snapdragon
    Processor Dual core, 1500 MHz, Dual core, 1500 MHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 220
    RAM 1 GB 1 GB
    Built-in storage 32 GB 16 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4.3 Inch 4.6 Inch
    Display resolution 720x1280 (342 ppi) 720x1280
    Display Technology LCD LCD
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 12.1 MP, 4000 x 3000 12.1 MP, 4000 x 3000
    Flash LED Flash Dual LED Flash,LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • CMOS image sensor
    • Digital image stabilization
    • Exmor-R CMOS image sensor
    • Face detection
    • Image Viewer
    • Scenes
    • Touch to focus
    • Auto Focus
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Scenes
    • Smile detection
    • Multi Shot
    Video Capture Yes, MP4, Continuous autofocus in a video,Video light Digital image stabilization,Optical image stabilization
    Video Resolution 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps, 1280 x 720p
    Secondary camera 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
    Network
    SIM Type Micro, GSM GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.8 Mbit/s(Upload) HSPA EV-DO
    3G Yes Yes
    4G
    • Yes
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • 86 kbps
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    • Yes
    GPS A-GPS,Glonass A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 2.1, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP, EDR Version 2.1, A2DP, EDR
    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

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB USB 2.0, microUSB,microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
      Headphones connector 3.5mm
      External Device connector Computer sync, DLNA, NFC, OTA sync, Tethering DLNA
      Battery
      Talk time 7.5 Hours(2G), 8.5 Hours(3G) 10(2G), 4(3G)
      Stand-by time 450 Hours(2G), 420 Hours(3G) 400(2G), 350(3G)
      Battery Capacity 1750 mAh, Li-ion , Not replaceable by user 1900 mAh, Li-ion
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Album, Artist
      • Album art cover, Background playback
      • 3GPP, AMR, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
      Video player
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS

      Pre-loaded Apps ANT+ support, Document Viewer
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID,Search by both first and last name
      Organizer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Keypad
      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 15-Jan-2012 09-Jan-2012
      Market status Available Available
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