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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
554 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
70.15 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Red, White
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 530

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

5.6 GB
22.4 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
2800 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time

20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

9.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

 
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

43.20 hours
 

Video playback

7.50 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25

UMTS

900, 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

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
M3, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
 

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
 

Body

0.40 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
 
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