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Display

Size

4.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

800 x 480 pixels,
233 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
445 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

57.88 %
70.89 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

1400 MHz
Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

 
Adreno 330

RAM

0.5GB
2GB LPDDR3

ROM

2048 MB
 

Internal storage

8GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
 

OS

Android (2.3)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)

Battery

Capacity

1650 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qi wireless charging

Stand-by time (hours)

750 hours
300 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
OIS, Video light

Front

0.3 MP VGA
1.3 MP

Design

Dimensions

4.82 x 2.53 x 0.39 inches (122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm)
5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)

Weight

4.20 oz (119 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Colors

 
Black, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

3.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 399
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