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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

316 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

64.92 %
65.71 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

TI OMAP4460
Apple A8

Processor

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR SGX540
PowerVR GX6450

RAM

1 GB LPDDR2
1 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.1, 4.0)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

Capacity

1850 mAh
1810 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

7.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)
 

Stand-by time

 
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1404 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

 
50.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.8
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.3 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Video capture

 
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.33 x 2.67 x 0.37 inches (135.5 x 67.94 x 9.47 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

 
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

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

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

3.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
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), Battery Service, Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Current Time Service, Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Time Profile

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
M3, T4

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5, Flash
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3)
 

Phonebook

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

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Games

Yes
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 18, 2012
Sep 09, 2014

FCC ID value: A3LSPHL700 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.59 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

0.84 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.41 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.97 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 16, 2012
Sep 09, 2014
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