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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

423 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.04 %
65.71 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.3 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches (147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
256 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
1960 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
 

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Internet use

LTE: 8 hours; Wi-Fi: 9 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

75.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 07, 2016

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3091A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.19 W/kg

Body

 
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.14 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 429
$ 849
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