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Display

Size

3.5 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

960 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

55.27 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A5
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Dual-core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR SGX 543MP2
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

0.5GB DDR2
2GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity

 
1624 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 35.00 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

EIS
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 MP VGA
1.2 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
3.99 oz (113.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 04, 2011
Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value: BCG-E2430A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

1.15 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Measured in

850 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic, Dock Connector to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

Price

 
$ 499
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