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Excellence Score
24.7
20.9
Value for Money Score
52.3
57.7
Price Rs. 16,999 onwards Rs. 10,990 onwards
Launch Date (India) Nov, 2013 Aug, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Apple iOS 7.1, Upgradeable to 11 Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 640x1136 pixels (~ 326 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features Retina display, Scratch Resistant, LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, Full sRGB standard, Fingerprint-Resistant oleophobic coating on front Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Dual Core Octa Core
Processor Name A7 chip with 64-bit architecture, M7 motion coprocessor Exynos 7580
GPU PowerVR Series 6 Mali-T720MP2
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features 1.5 um pixel size, F/2.2 Aperture, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Shot, Auto HDR, Image/Video Stabilization, Sapphire Crystal Lens Cover, True Tone Flash, BSI Sensor, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Burst mode, Slow Motion Video Recording, Square Mode Shoot, Exposure control, Photo Geo-tagging, Timer mode, Time-lapse video, 3x zoom, Video Geo-tagging F/1.9 Aperture, Beauty Face, Continuous Shots, Sensor Size: 1/3.06-inch, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, Zoom Support
Secondary Camera 1.2 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.4 aperture, Face Detection, HD Video Recording, BSI Sensor, Auto HDR for photos, Exposure control Flash
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.6 mm 7.5 mm
Weight 112 gm 171 gm
Battery Capacity 1440 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Standby 250 hrs 354 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 10.00 hrs 18.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters Web Browsing Time (3G): 8 hrs, Web Browsing Time (4G): 10 hrs, Web Browsing Time (WiFi): 10 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 40 hrs Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features TV Out; Noise Filtration; AirDrop file sharing; iCloud Wireless Sync and Backup; iBooks PDF reader; AirPlay; Passbook; Notes; Weather; Stocks; Game Center; Voice Memo; Newsstand WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support; KIES air; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Premium build, and classy design
  • Compact in-the-hand feel, easy to use with one hand
  • Touch ID fingerprint scanner provides a useful, convenient way to unlock the phone
  • Beautiful display with incredibly accurate colors, excellent brightness output, and great viewing angles
  • iOS 7 is a nice evolution from the previous version, and is as simple, and intuitive as ever
  • Snappy, fluid performance
  • Future proof power package
  • Great on-screen keyboard
  • Excellent web browser
  • Excellent camera with very good low-light performance as well
  • Excellent call quality
  • Bundled iWork app suite
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Small screen size compared to other flagship phones, means that the video/photo viewing experience is not quite as immersive
  • Average loudspeaker
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