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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

S-LCD 3
S-LCD 3
OLED

Screen-to-body:

68.52 %
66.71 %
82.53 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 430
Adreno 330
Adreno 618

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 21 GB
32GB, available to use: 24 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), HTC Sense UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.3, 4.4), HTC Sense UI
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

2840 mAh
2600 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

20 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
4 MP (Autofocus)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27.8 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.2 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 2 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

4 MP (Depth information)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling
HDR, Video light, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

4 MP (HDR)
5 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm)
5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches (146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.54 oz (157.0 g)
5.64 oz (160.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash; IPX3
Splash; IPX3

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink, Blue, Red
Just black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital
Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes
Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 03, 2015
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

NM80PJA200 link
NM80P6B100
A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.56 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

0.35 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.89 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.35 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 349

In The Box:

18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 01, 2015
Mar 25, 2014
Aug 03, 2020
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