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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

67.91 %
72.39 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL1022
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 405

RAM

2GB LPDDR4
2GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
16GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

2750 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Fast charging

Stand-by time (hours)

384 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 MP (HDR)
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.70 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Black, Gold, Pink, 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), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 949
 
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