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Excellence Score
17.9
17.2
Value for Money Score
58.3
55.6
Price Rs. 7,975 onwards Rs. 7,990 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jul, 2016 Mar, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 6.0 Android 5.1
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant Glass Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Quad Core
Processor Name Spreadtrum SC8830 Spreadtrum SC9830
GPU Mali-400MP2 Mali-400
RAM 1.5 GB 1.5 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 8.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/2.2 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama, Selfie Assist N/A
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A N/A
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 8 mm 7.9 mm
Weight N/A 138 gm
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 349 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A 22.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features S Bike Mode; SmartGlow (LED Notification); Turbo Speed Technology; Ultra Data Saving Mode; USB On-The-Go; WiFi Direct S Bike Mode - Automatically replies to calls with pre-recorded messages in 14 languages; Ultra Data Saving Mode; NFC; USB On-The-Go; WiFi Direct; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Well built
  • Nice the attention to detail - the curves are all in the right places and the phone feels extremely comfortable and light when held in the hand
  • Unique Smart Glow feature that offers a different take on a notifications LED
  • The Super AMOLED display is vibrant, has good viewing angles, and decent sunlight legibility
  • Samsung's Touchwiz over Android is one of the better Android UIs
  • Decent camera performance, in well lit conditions
  • Fast shutter speed, with negligible delay between shots
  • Good battery life - one can easily manage a full day of use
  • Good build quality, and finish
  • Very good Super AMOLED display - sharp, bright, has good viewing angles, offers vibrant color output and good sunlight visibility
  • Samsung's UI on top of Android looks good, and functions well
  • People who travel via bikes, will find the S Bike Mode useful
  • Decent audio quality
  • Smart Dual SIM manager is useful
  • Decent front camera
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Display lacks an ambient light sensor so it won't adjust brightness levels on its own
  • Performance is smooth in daily use, but is a definite step behind the phone's top peers in this price bracket
  • Poor low light performance of the camera
  • 8 GB of internal storage will be a limiting factor if you install a lot of apps/games
  • No ambient light sensor
  • No notification LED
  • Average rear camera
  • 8GB of internal memory will be a limiting factor if you tend to install a fair number of apps/games
  • Low volume loudspeaker
  • Performance is decent for daily use, but lags behind the top-performing phones in this price range
  • Gaming performance is again decent, but not the best
  • No "fast-charging" support (which is present in some of its competitors)
  • Loudspeaker volume is on the low side
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