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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

768 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

318 ppi
445 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

68.49 %
70.89 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Video light

Front

1.3 megapixels
1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm)
5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)

Weight

4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 330

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, Video out

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Qi wireless charging

Talk time

15.30 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Music playback

40.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

8.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2012
Nov 04, 2013

FCC ID value: ZNFE960 link
FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.55 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body

1.27 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.50 W/kg
1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.27 W/kg
1.23 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

USB sync/charge cable, AC Adapter and cable, SIM ejection tool, Safety and Warranty information, Quick start guide
 

MSRP price

 
$ 399
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