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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

329 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

64.51 %
76.19 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 615

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

2070 mAh
3700 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.3 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 inches (129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Red, White
Black, Purple, White

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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 179
$ 479
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