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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

294 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

68.99 %
75.25 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 506

RAM

1 GB
3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2070 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Flash

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 inches (141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm)
6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 inches (153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Pink, Blue

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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 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

Data Speed

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
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, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

 
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

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Internet browsing

Browser

Google Chrome
 

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
 

Phonebook

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

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, Charger, Type-C USB cable

MSRP price

$ 180
$ 250

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 05, 2014
Apr 19, 2018
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