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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
326 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.71 %
60.82 %
67.91 %

Peak brightness

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

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 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: 1.5 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8
Apple A6
Apple A8

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR GX6450
PowerVR SGX543MP3
PowerVR GX6450

RAM

1 GB
1 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable
128 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 13
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1810 mAh
1440 mAh
2915 mAh

Type

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

Stand-by time

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
9.4 days (225 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
40.00 hours
80.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
10.00 hours
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2014
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 09, 2014

FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body

1.19 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 849
 
$ 949
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