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Display

Size

6.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
493 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
445 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.03 %
70.89 %

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 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 330

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB, available to use: 58 GB
32GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Video recording

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

Features

 
OIS, Video light

Front

2 MP
1.3 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)

Weight

6.49 oz (184.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
4.59 oz (130.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Resistance

Splash
 

Colors

Blue, White
Black, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
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, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Location

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

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

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, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 24, 2014
Nov 04, 2013

FCC ID value: IHDT56QD1 link
FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.86 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body

0.36 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.42 W/kg
1.23 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 399
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