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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

1334 x 750 pixels, 326 PPI
2560 x 1312 pixels, 504 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.71 %
84.85 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL0898
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 540

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
128GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity:

1715 mAh
3040 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Second camera:

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight:

5.04 oz (143.0 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium

Resistance:

Splash, Dust; IP54

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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)
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), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 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, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2015
Jun 26, 2017

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2946A
2ALBB-A11

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg
0.28 W/kg

Body:

0.38 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.70 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 849
$ 700

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2015
May 30, 2017
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