• Karbonn Smart A12 Star vs Samsung Galaxy Star Advance vs Lava Iris 470

Phone Comparison - Karbonn Smart A12 Star vs Samsung Galaxy Star Advance vs Lava Iris 470

general General Info

Manufacturer Karbonn Samsung Lava
Announced June 2014 May 2013 January 2015
Status Available - June 2014 Available - June 2013 Available - January 2015
Price - - Rs. 4,599 ($67.63) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Black White, Blue Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124.2 x 64.2 x 10.1 mm
(4.89 x 2.53 x 0.4 in)
130.2 x 67.9 x 9.8 mm
(5.13 x 2.67 x 0.39 in)
134 x 66 x 10.45 mm
(5.28 x 2.6 x 0.41 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual Stand-by) GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 2100 No HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, MTK 6572 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Dual-core 1.3 GHz, MTK 6572
GPU Mali-400MP - Mali-400MP
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 512 MB
Internal Memory 4 GB (2.4 GB internal storage) 4 GB 4 GB (1.27 GB for apps, 1.276 GB for mass storage)
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Wide Viewing Angle TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16.7M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.3 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.23% 59.51% 62.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio FM Radio with Recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 3 MP, 2048 x 1536 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto Focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, HDR, Burst Mode, Panaroma
Video Yes, 720p Yes Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes Yes
Browser HTML HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB (2.4 GB internal storage), 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 4 GB (1.27 GB for apps, 1.276 GB for mass storage), 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1400 mAh 1800 mAh 1650 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G) - -
Talk Time - - Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)