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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 445 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

70.89 %
71.60 %
82.53 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 430
Adreno 618

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh
3450 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12.3 MP (Laser autofocus)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Video light
Video calling
EIS

Front:

1.3 MP
8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
6.27 x 3.06 x 0.29 inches (159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
6.28 oz (178.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, Silver, White
Just black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 04, 2013
Sep 28, 2015
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZNFD821 link
QISH1511 link
A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.92 W/kg
1.49 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.01 W/kg
0.81 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.46 W/kg
1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.23 W/kg
1.44 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399
$ 649
$ 349

In The Box:

18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 31, 2013
Sep 29, 2015
Aug 03, 2020
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