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Posted: 09 Sep 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Boost Mobile

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSiOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x)iOS (10.x) 
Dimensions6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm) 
Weight6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
 
MaterialsMain body: AluminumMain body: Aluminum 
FeaturesFingerprint (touch)Fingerprint (touch) 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified

IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

 IP 67 
ColorsGold, Gray, SilverBlack, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red 
Display
Physical size5.5 inches5.5 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

401 ppi401 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 LCDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

67.91 %67.58 % 
Peak brightness500 cd/m2 (nit)625 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesOleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorPressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels12 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDQuad 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.

F2.2F1.8 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)

Focal length (35mm equivalent) - The lower (shorter) the focal length number, the wider the shot will be. Conversely, longer focal length cameras produce narrower frames, which can be used for telephoto (zoomed-in) purposes.

29 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

1/3"1/3" 
Pixel size

Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

1.5 μm1.22 μm 
Optical zoom 2.0 x 
Hardware FeaturesSapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection), Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Dual-camera (12-megapixel, F2.8 aperture), Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingRAW image capture, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensationExposure compensation 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama (up to 43 megapixels)Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama (up to 63 megapixels) 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps) 
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharingOptical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels7 megapixels 
Features High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) 
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 A8Apple A10 Fusion 
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 ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bitQuad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit 
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 GX6450Yes 
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 RAM3 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 GB256 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.

2915 mAh2900 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Stand-by time16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
  
Talk time (3G)24.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 
Internet use   
3G12 hours13 hours 
LTE12 hours13 hours 
Wi-Fi12 hours15 hours 
Music playback80.00 hours60.00 hours 
Video playback14.00 hours12.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recording  
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, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30 
LTE (TDD) Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTSLTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s 
Nano SIMYes  
HD VoiceYes  
VoLTEYesYes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.24.2 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBYesYes 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Mobile PaymentApple PayApple Pay 
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.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherNFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDropNFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced09 Sep 201407 Sep 2016 
Shopping information
AccessoriesApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation  
MSRP price$ 949$ 969 
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

09 Sep 201407 Sep 2016 
FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A linkFCC ID value: BCG-E3087A 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).

   
Head1.19 W/kg1.09 W/kg 
Body0.49 W/kg1.10 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.59 W/kg1.52 W/kg 
Wireless Router0.49 W/kg1.13 W/kg 

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