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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.2 inches
4.6 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels,
319 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.00 %
69.17 %
70.64 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

3GB
3GB
2GB

Internal storage

16GB
16GB
16GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3200 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 MP
20.7 MP
20.7 MP

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling
HDR
HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling

Front

2.2 MP
2.2 MP
2.2 MP

Features

HDR
 
HDR

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm)
5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches (127 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 58
Water, Dust; IP 68

Colors

Black, Brown, Green, White
Black, Purple, White
Black, Orange, Green, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 
 

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
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
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

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

Other features

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