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Display

Size

4.7 inches
4.6 inches

Resolution

768 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

318 PPI
319 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

68.49 %
70.64 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 330

RAM

2GB
2GB

Internal storage

16GB
16GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 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)

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
20.7 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

1.3 megapixels
2.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm)
5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches (127 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Colors

Black, White
Black, Orange, Green, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

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

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

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

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

Shopping information

In The Box

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