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Key Specifications
display 9.7" 5.96" display
resolution 1536x2048 1440x2560 resolution
ratio ? ? ratio
camera1 8 MP 13 MP camera1
camera2 2 MP 2 MP camera2
memory 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM memory
chipset Apple A8X Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset
cpu Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 cpu
gpu PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics) Adreno 420 gpu
sim Nano-SIM/ Apple SIM (US & UK) Nano-SIM sim
battery ? 3220 mAh battery
Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE Technology
GRPS Yes Yes GRPS
Edge Yes Yes Edge
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps or LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps Speed
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO LTE band 4(1700/2100), 13(700) - Verizon
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models 2G Bands
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100 3G Bands
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1567 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 41(2500) - XT1100 4G Bands
Launch
Announced 2014, October 2014, October Announced
Status Available. Released 2014, October Available. Released 2014, November Status
Body
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in) 159.3 x 83 x 10.1 mm (6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 in) Dimensions
Weight 437 g (Wi-Fi) / 444 g (3G/LTE) (15.41 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz) Weight
SIM Nano-SIM/ Apple SIM (US & UK) Nano-SIM SIM
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
Display
Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Type
Size 9.7 inches (~71.6% screen-to-body ratio) 5.96 inches (~74.1% screen-to-body ratio) Size
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (~264 ppi pixel density) 1440 x 2560 pixels (~493 ppi pixel density) Resolution
Multitouch Yes Yes Multitouch
Memory
Card slot No No Card slot
Internal 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM Internal
Sound
Alert types N/A Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Alert types
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes, with stereo speakers Loudspeaker
Quality Noise -93.9dB / Crosstalk -83.9dB Noise -95.6dB / Crosstalk -96.6dB Quality
3.5mm jack Yes Yes 3.5mm jack
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot WLAN
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE Bluetooth
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS GPS
USB v2.0, reversible connector microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host USB
Features
Radio No No Radio
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM Messaging
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 Browser
Java No No Java
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Siri natural language commands and dictation - iCloud cloud service - iCloud Keychain - TV-out - Maps - Audio/video player/editor - Organizer - Document viewer/editor - Photo viewer/editor - Voice memo/dial/command - Predictive text input - Wireless Charging (Qi-enabled) - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - MP4/H.264 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player - Photo/video editor - Document editor
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Sensors
Battery
Non-removable Li-Po battery (27.3 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po 3220 mAh battery
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 24 h Talk Time
Misc
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold Midnight Blue, Cloud White Colors
Platform
CPU Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 CPU
OS iOS 8.1, upgradable to iOS 9.2 Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0 (Marshmallow) OS
Chipset Apple A8X Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Chipset
GPU PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics) Adreno 420 GPU
Camera
Primary 8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, autofocus 13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (ring) flash Primary
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps Video
Secondary 1.2 MP, f/2.2, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular 2 MP Secondary
Features 1.12µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Features
Test
Loudspeaker Voice 75dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 78dB Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 66dB Loudspeaker
Camera Photo / Video Photo / Video Camera
Display Contrast ratio: 1048 (nominal) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.543 (sunlight) Display
Performance Basemark OS II: 1937 / Basemark X: 29753 Basemark OS II: 1509 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 1267 Basemark X: 20901 Performance
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