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Display

Size:

4.6 inches
5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 319 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 441 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

70.64 %
71.00 %
68.88 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 11.79 GB
16GB, available to use: 11.8 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh
3100 mAh
2770 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
12.3 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

2.2 MP (HDR)
2.2 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches (127 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)

Weight:

4.55 oz (129.0 g)
5.36 oz (152.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Splash, Dust; IP53

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Orange, Green, White
Black, Brown, Green, White
Black, Gray, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)
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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)
Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3
M4, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 11, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
Feb 12, 2017

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0810 link
PY7PM-0801 link
NM8G-2PW4100 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.95 W/kg
0.54 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.00 W/kg
0.99 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.45 W/kg
1.53 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
1.49 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 749

In The Box:

USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.0), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, In box promos and collateral

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 03, 2014
Sep 03, 2014
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