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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.9 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1200 pixels,
283 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels,
288 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.31 %
69.90 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
NVIDIA Tegra K1

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz
Dual-core, 2300 MHz, Denver, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Kepler

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB DDR3

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
6700 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8.1 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29.2 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

HDR, EIS, Video sharing
 

Front

2.2 MP
1.6 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches (213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm)
8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches (228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm)

Weight

9.52 oz (270 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)
15.38 oz (436 g)
the average is 15.7 oz (450 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Features

Notification light
Notification light

Colors

Black, White
Black, Brown, White

Phone functionality

Yes
 

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), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 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 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording
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