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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

233 ppi
329 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

59.55 %
64.51 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz
Quad-core, 1200 MHz

GPU

Yes
Adreno 305

RAM

1 GB
1 GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

8 GB
8 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.4, 4.2.2)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3)

Battery

Capacity

1800 mAh
2070 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G)

8.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

12.5 days (301 hours)
the average is 27 days (637 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama
Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
1.3 megapixels

Video capture

 
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.78 x 2.48 x 0.41 inches (121.5 x 62.9 x 10.3 mm)
5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 inches (129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm)

Weight

4.33 oz (123 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features

 
Interchangeable covers

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

 
Black, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 4(AWS-1), 17(700 b)
 

UMTS

850, 1700/2100, 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

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

2G Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
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

DLNA
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, Flash Video, MKV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

 
FM, Stereo, RDS

Broadcast Mobile TV

Yes
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
M3, T4

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
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
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging

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

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail
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

Feb 12, 2014
 

FCC ID value: A3LSGHT399 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.94 W/kg
 

Body

1.10 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.43 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.10 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB cable, Quick start guide

MSRP price

 
$ 179

Availability

Officially announced

 
Nov 13, 2013
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