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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body:

71.91 %
64.52 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor:

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 320
Adreno 330

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
20.7 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
HDR, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS

Front:

2 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.69 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
6.00 oz (170.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP58

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Blue, Red, White
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 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

VoLTE:

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, Music recognition, Custom equalizer

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
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, OTG, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 14, 2013
Sep 30, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9505 link
PY7PM-0450 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg
0.75 W/kg

Body:

0.65 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.17 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.67 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Charger, microUSB cable, User documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 14, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
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