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Display

Size:

4.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

58.33 %
67.91 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3
Apple A9 APL1022

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540
PowerVR GT7600

RAM:

0.5GB
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 4.0.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.3, 2.3)
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh
2750 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video light, Video calling
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

4.88 x 2.48 x 0.43 inches (123.9 x 63 x 10.88 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

4.55 oz (129.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3
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:

Oct 22, 2010
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9020T
BCG-E2944A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.51 W/kg
0.91 W/kg

Measured in:

1700 MHz

Body:

0.78 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Measured in:

850 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 530
$ 949

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 07, 2010
Sep 09, 2015
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