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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:9

Pixel density

538 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.46 %
68.88 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB LPDDR3
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

21.9 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2770 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

18.50 hours
the average is 18 h (1096 min)
26.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1096 min)

Stand-by time

 
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)

Internet use

 
LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

 
110.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Macro mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.86 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm)
5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust; IP 53

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Interchangeable covers
Notification light

Keys

Back: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gray, Brown, White
Black, Gray, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
 

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
M4, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 16, 2015
Feb 12, 2017

FCC ID value: ZNFH815 link
FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW4100 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.75 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

0.38 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.34 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.61 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Handsfree, Charger, USB cable, Manual
USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.0), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, In box promos and collateral

MSRP price

 
$ 749

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 28, 2015
Oct 04, 2016
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