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Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Boost Mobile

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Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3)iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x) 
Dimensions5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 inches (129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm)4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm) 
Weight5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
Materials Main body: aluminum 
Features Fingerprint (touch) 
ColorsBlack, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Red, WhiteGold, Gray, Silver 
Physical size4.5 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels640 x 1136 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

329 ppi326 ppi 

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio64.51 %60.82 % 
Peak brightness 500 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)Oleophobic coating, Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

Focal length (35mm equivalent) 29 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3" 
Pixel size 1.5 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusSapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Settings Exposure compensation 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps) 
Features Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.2 megapixels 
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400Apple A7 

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 1200 MHzDual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8, 64-bit 
Graphics processorAdreno 305PowerVR G6430 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

Built-in storage8 GB64 GB 
Capacity2070 mAh1570 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Stand-by time 10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G) 10.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Music playback 40.00 hours 
Video playback 10.00 hours 
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Mirroring TV-out 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation, Video recording 

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Nano SIM Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4M4, T4 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingUSB charging 

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop 
Officially announced13 Nov 201310 Sep 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesUSB cable, Quick start guideApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation 
MSRP price$ 179  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 20 Sep 2013 
 FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

Head 1.18 W/kg 
Body 1.18 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 1.20 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.58 W/kg 

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