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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

493 ppi
534 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.03 %
71.22 %

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Splash
Splash, Dust; IP 53

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Blue, White
Black, Gray, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

58 GB
 

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 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), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
3450 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Yes

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
32.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Internet use

 
LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

 
130.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 24, 2014
Feb 12, 2017

FCC ID value: IHDT56QD1 link
FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW2100 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.86 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

0.36 W/kg
0.56 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.42 W/kg
0.56 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 869
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