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Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

520 PPI
267 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

75.03 %
69.72 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 405

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
1.5GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB
16GB

Available to use

 
11.6 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Talk time (3G)

 
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 9 hours; LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

 
76.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

21 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Phase-detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Face detection, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Scenes

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Flash
Flash

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.06 x 3.00 x 0.44 inches (153.9 x 76.2 x 11.06 mm)
6.00 x 3.09 x 0.30 inches (152.4 x 78.6 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

6.31 oz (179 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 52
 

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gray, White
Black, Gold, 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), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE, HSPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro 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, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

 
FM, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

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), Device ID Profile (DID), 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)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

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, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 07, 2015
 

FCC ID value: IHDT56UC1 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
 

Body

1.43 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.36 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 234

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 28, 2015
Jul 16, 2015
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