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Excellence Score24.124.8
Value for Money Score49.151.0
PriceRs. 18,900 onwardsRs. 17,999 onwards
Launch Date (India)Jan, 2015Feb, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 7.0Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Screen Size5 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Processor1.2 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor TypeQuad CoreOcta Core
Processor NameN/AQualcomm Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUN/AAdreno 405
Dual SIMGSM+GSMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness6.7 mm6.3 mm
Weight123 gm141 gm
Battery Capacity2300 mAh2600 mAh
Battery Talktime (3G)15.00 hrs17.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersInternet 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 hrsInternet 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
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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