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Display
Form Factor Bar Bar Bar
Screen Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Full HD TRILUMINOS
Screen Size 4.6 inches 4.8 inches (~306 ppi pixel density) 13.2 cms
Screen Resolution 720 x 1280 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Number of Colours 16M 16M 16M
Protection TouchWiz Scratch Resistant Glass and a High Level of Waterproofing (IP58 and IP55)
Processor
Processor Dual-core Exynos 4212 Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad core
Speed 1.5 GHz 1.4 GHz Quad-Core 2.3 GHz
Memory
Internal Memory 16GB, 1GB RAM 16GB, 1GB RAM 16GB, 3GB RAM
Extendable Memory microSD, up to 32GB 64GB microSD, up to 64GB
Camera Features
Sensor Resolution 12 MP, 4000 x 3000 pixels 8MP, 3264x2448 pixels 20.7MP
Features Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, Image stabilization Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face and Smile Detection, Image Stabilization HDR, Burst Mode, Geotagging, Image stabiliser, Object tracking, Picture Effect, Quick Launch, Red-eye reduction, Scene recognition, Self-timer, Send to web, Smile Shutter, SteadyShot, Superior Auto, Sweep Panorama,Touch capture, Touch focus, Video recording (4K2K), White balance
Digital Zoom 8x
Video resolution / frame rate 1920 x 1080 / 30fps 720/30fps 1080p
Video Recording
Front facing camera 1.3 MP 1.9MP 2.2MP
General Features
OS Android Android Android
Version 2.3 4.0 4.4 (KitKat)
FM Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM Radio with RDS
Bluetooth Features Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR 4.0 4.0
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS SMS, MMS, Email
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Support
USB Connector Yes, MicroUSB 2.0
Browser
NFC
Available Colours Black, White Pebble Blue, Marble White Black, White, Purple
Carrier Networks
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 2100 MHz
4G LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE (regional)
Speed HSDPA 21 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Data
GPRS Class 12
EGPRS or EDGE Class 12 EDGE
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot WiFi Hotspot, Miracast
Body
Dimensions 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm 70.6 x 8.6 x 136.6 mm 73.3 x 8.2 x 146.8 mm
Weight (grams) 144 g 133 163
Sound
Media Player Music formats: MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV
- Video formats: MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV
Music formats: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player Music formats: AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, WMA
- Video formats: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV, AVI, XVID, WEBM
Alert Tone Vibration; MP3 MP3, WAV
Speakerphone
Audio connector 3.5 mm 3.5mm 3.5mm
Battery
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion Li-Ion
Capacity (mAh) 1900 mAh 2100 3200
Talk Time with Standard Battery (Minutes) Up to 600 (2G) / Up to 240 (3G) Up to 21 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 40 min (3G) Up to 15 h (2G) / Up to 19 h (3G)
Standby Time with Standard Battery (Hours) Up to 400 (2G) / Up to 350 (3G) Up to 590 h (2G) / Up to 790 h (3G) Up to 690 h (2G) / Up to 740 h (3G)
Miscellaneous Features
Built in Applications Google Play Store
- Google Mail
- Google Calendar
- Google Maps
- with turn Street View and Latitude
- Google Talk with video chat
- Google Voice Search
- YouTube
- Facebook
- inside Xperia 2.0
S Voice
- Smart Stay
- Social Tag
- S Beam
- Burst Mode
- Best Buddy Mode
- Google Search
- Maps
- Gmail
- YouTube
- Calendar
- Google Talk
- Picasa Integration
- DLNA
Facebook
- YouTube
- Twitter
- Google Maps
- Google Hangouts
- Google Chrome
- Google Play
- Google Voice Search
- Noise Suppression
- Pan & Zoom
- Talk Equaliser
Other Features Airplane Mode, Alarm Clock, Calculator, Calendar, Contacts, Document Readers, eCompass, Setup Guide, Sketch, Stopwatch, Tasks, Timer
After Sales Service
Warranty Period 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

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