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Display

Display size

5.4 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

540 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.03 %
85.94 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
430 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

ShatterShield, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

21 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, 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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Flash
Pop-up, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.90 x 3.07 x 0.36 inches (149.8 x 78 x 9.2 mm)
6.17 x 2.93 x 0.35 inches (156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.74 oz (191 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, White
 

Colors

 
Carbon Black, Flame Red, Glacier Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 618

RAM

3 GB
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

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
 

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3760 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 12, 2015
 

FCC ID value: IHDT56UA1 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.38 W/kg
 

Body

0.17 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.24 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Power adapter, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

MSRP price

$ 720
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 27, 2015
Jun 12, 2019
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