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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.00 %
71.00 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Tempered Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 430

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB, available to use: 11.8 GB
32GB, available to use: 23 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
23 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.2 MP (HDR)
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.43 oz (154.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Brown, Green, White
Black, Gold, Pink, 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), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 26, 2014
Sep 13, 2015

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0801 link
FCC ID value: PY7-PM0901 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.54 W/kg
0.55 W/kg

Body

0.99 W/kg
0.59 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.49 W/kg
0.64 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 03, 2014
Sep 02, 2015
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