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Excellence Score
19.1
19.8
Value for Money Score
47.3
44.9
Price Rs. 14,490 onwards Rs. 17,000 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jan, 2015 Feb, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 7.0 Nougat Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow, Expected upgrade to 7.0 Nougat
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name N/A Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU N/A Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 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 N/A Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Snap a selfie with your voice or palm, Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one), Animated Selfie Snap a selfie with your voice or palm, Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one), Animated Selfie
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB up to 64 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 6.7 mm 6.3 mm
Weight 123 gm 141 gm
Battery Capacity 2300 mAh 2600 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 15.00 hrs 17.00 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Internet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (4G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: 12 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 68 hrs Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 11 hrs, Audio Playback Time (Hours): Up to 54 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Ultra Power Saving Mode; S-Voice; NFC; WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support Ultra Power Saving Mode; NFC; ANT+ Support; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Noise Filtration; S-Voice
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Beautiful design, and exceptional build quality
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold and use with one hand
  • Excellent AMOLED screen with great contrast, deep blacks and vivid colors
  • Android with TouchWiz interface which adds a number of useful features including the multi-window mode
  • Fast fluid performance
  • Excellent audio output quality
  • Very good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Very good battery life
  • Solid build quality
  • Beautiful, slender metal frame design
  • Good in-hand feel
  • Brilliant Super AMOLED display, that can be tuned to your liking with "display modes"
  • Android interface with Touchwiz
  • Good speed/performance
  • Decent camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average speaker loudness
  • microSIM/microSD hybrid slot means that full-time dual-SIM users are stuck with only 16GB of storage
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