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Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - U.S. Cellular
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Posted: 25 Mar 2014
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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (6.0, 5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), TouchWiz UIAndroid (6.0, 5.0, 4.4.3, 4.4), HTC Sense 6 UI 
Dimensions5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches (146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm) 
Weight5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
 
MaterialsMain body: PlasticMain body: Aluminum 
FeaturesFingerprint (swipe), Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers  
RuggedWater, Dust resistantSplash resistant 
IP certified

IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

IP 67IP X3 
ColorsBlack, Gold, Blue, WhiteGold, Gray, Silver, Pink, Blue, Red 
Display
Physical size5.1 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

432 ppi441 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLEDS-LCD 3 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

69.76 %66.71 % 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera16 megapixels4 megapixels 
FlashLEDDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2F2.0 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)

Focal length (35mm equivalent) - The lower (shorter) the focal length number, the wider the shot will be. Conversely, longer focal length cameras produce narrower frames, which can be used for telephoto (zoomed-in) purposes.

31 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

1/2.6"1/3" 
Pixel size

Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

1.12 μm2 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus (Phase detection), Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Dual-camera, Autofocus 
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingManual focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Effects 
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharingHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video light, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera2.1 megapixels5 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-ACQualcomm Snapdragon 801 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Adreno 330Adreno 330 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2 GB RAM2 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

32 GB32 GB 
Maximum User Storage 24 GB 
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

2800 mAh2600 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Polymer 
Wireless chargingOptional  
Talk time21.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1202 min)
  
Stand-by time16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
  
Talk time (3G)21.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 20.7 days (496 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 
Music playback67.00 hours  
Video playback13.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringMHLDLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recording  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20Bands 3, 7, 8, 20 
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s 
Micro SIMYes  
Nano SIM Yes 
VoLTEYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counterAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 3.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationYes 
OtherNFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 201425 Mar 2014 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
 FCC ID value: NM80P6B100  

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