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Launch

Announced 2016, October 2017, September
Status Available. Released 2016, October Available. Released 2017, September

Body

Dimensions 154.7 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm (6.09 x 2.98 x 0.33 in) 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
Build - Splash and dust resistant Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Others IP67: Dust and Waterproof over 1 meter for 30 minutes IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~71.2% screen-to-body ratio) 4.7 inches, 60.9 cm2 (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density) 750 x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Others Capacitive Touchscreen - Scratch Resistant - 16M Colors - Multi-touch Wide color gamut 3D Touch display & home button True-tone

Platform

OS Android 7.1 (Nougat) iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.2
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
CPU Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
GPU Adreno 530 Apple GPU (three-core graphics)

Memory

Card Slot No No

Sound

Loudspeaker Yes Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm Jack Yes No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA, North America HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - North America HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 21(1500), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps or LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes

Battery

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, proprietary reversible connector

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