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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
445 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
423 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.89 %
76.28 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
450 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
32GB, available to use: 24 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

OIS, Video light
OIS

Front

1.3 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
5.45 x 2.79 x 0.35 inches (138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Mobile

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

 
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

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, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 04, 2013
 

FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link
FCC ID value: ZNFD802

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.92 W/kg
 

Body

1.01 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.46 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.23 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 399
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 31, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
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