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Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint

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Design
Device typeTabletTablet 
Phone functionality Yes 
OSiOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)Android (4.4.2, 4.2.2) 
Dimensions9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)7.40 x 4.37 x 0.39 inches (188 x 111.1 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
10.72 oz (304 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (482 g)
 
MaterialsMain body: Aluminum  
ColorsBlack, Gray, Silver, White  
Display
Physical size9.7 inches7.0 inches 
Resolution2048 x 1536 pixels1024 x 600 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.

264 ppi169 ppi 
Technology

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.

IPS LCDTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

71.65 %66.28 % 
FeaturesOleophobic coating, Ambient light sensorAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
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.

F2.4  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)33 mm  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)  
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging  
SettingsExposure compensation  
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)Yes 
FeaturesTime-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling  
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
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.

Apple A7Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 
Processor

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.

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bitDual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

PowerVR G6430Adreno 305 
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.

1 GB RAM1.5 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

128 GB16 GB 
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

 microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

8820 mAh4000 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - PolymerUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Stand-by time 17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 25 days (600 h)
 
Music playback 10.00 hours 
Video playback 7.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringTV-out  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersStereo speakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
Additional microphone(s)Yes  
Cellular
CDMA

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, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26Bands 17, 5, 2, 1 
DataLTE, HSPA, UMTSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Nano SIMYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent modeMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice commands, Voice recordingVoice commands 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDropTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Availability
Officially announced22 Oct 201329 Apr 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesLightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter  
MSRP price$ 929  
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

22 Oct 2013  
FCC ID value: BCGA1475 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).

   
Body1.19 W/kg1.57 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.33 W/kg  

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