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Posted: 01 Sep 2016
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (7.1, 7.0, 6.0)Android (7.1) 
Dimensions5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (146 x 72 x 8.1 mm)6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (156 x 77 x 7.9 mm) 
Weight5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
 
MaterialsMain body: AluminumMain body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum 
FeaturesFingerprint (touch)  
RuggedWater, Dust resistantWater, Dust 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 68IP 68 
ColorsBlack, Gray, Pink, BlueBlack, Silver, Pink 
Display
Physical size5.2 inches5.5 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels2160 x 3840 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.

424 ppi801 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.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

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

71.00 %69.48 % 
Peak brightness 700 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorHDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera23 megapixels19 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

F2.0F2.0 
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.

24 mm25 mm 
Camera sensor size

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

1/2.3"1/2.3" 
Pixel size

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

 1.22 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus (Laser, Phase detection)Autofocus (Laser, Phase detection) 
Software FeaturesManual focus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingObject tracking, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed controlExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, ScenesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (960 fps) 
FeaturesTime-lapse video, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharingHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera13 megapixels13 megapixels 
FeaturesWide AngleWide Angle 
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 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998  
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, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nmOcta-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit 
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 530Adreno 540 
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.

3 GB RAM4 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 GB64 GB 
Maximum User Storage21.5 GB49.31 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 256 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 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.

2900 mAh3230 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceableNot user replaceable 
Talk time11.70 hours
the average is 20 h (1190 min)
  
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 19 days (463 h)
  
Talk time (3G)17.50 hours
the average is 18 h (1071 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)25.4 days (610 hours)
the average is 25 days (606 h)
  
Stand-by time (4G)24.6 days (590 hours)
the average is 21 days (511 h)
  
Music playback78.00 hours  
Video playback11.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA, Wireless screen shareDLNA, Wireless screen share 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellationfor Noise cancellation, Video recording 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32 
LTE (TDD)Bands 38, 39, 40, 41Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 
DataLTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/sLTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Nano SIMYesYes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counterAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter 
NotificationsHaptic feedbackHaptic feedback 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.25.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 3.1 
ConnectorUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible) 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
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, Glonass, BeiDouGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced01 Sep 201627 Feb 2017 

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