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Display

Size

4.7 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1280 x 768 pixels,
318 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
468 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
S-LCD 3

Screen-to-body

68.49 %
65.00 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 320

RAM

2GB LPDDR2
2GB DDR2

Internal storage

16GB
64GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

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 (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

15.30 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Music playback

40.00 hours
 

Video playback

8.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP
4 MP

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor

Specifications

Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 2 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
OIS, HDR, Video calling

Front

1.3 MP
2.1 MP

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm)
5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 inches (137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm)

Weight

4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, White
Black, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 18(800 Lower), 3(1800), 7(2600)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, FLAC, WAV
MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2

Radio

 
FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3
M3, T4

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input (T9)
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2012
Feb 20, 2013

FCC ID value: ZNFE960 link
FCC ID value: NM8PN07120 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.55 W/kg
1.26 W/kg

Body

1.27 W/kg
0.69 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.50 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.27 W/kg
0.69 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
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 29, 2012
Feb 19, 2013
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