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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

445 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.89 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Video light
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.3 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Red, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Apple A8

Processor

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
PowerVR GX6450

RAM

2 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28

UMTS

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

Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
1810 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

17.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

60.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, 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

Nov 04, 2013
Sep 09, 2014

FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.92 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

1.01 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.46 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.23 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 399
$ 849
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