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Display

Size

4.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1136 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
326 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

60.82 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness

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

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Apple A6
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP3
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

1GB LPDDR2
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

1440 mAh
1821 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 MP
7 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 13(700 c)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

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

Sep 12, 2012
Sep 12, 2017

FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.57 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.18 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Price

 
$ 849
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