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Apple iPhone 6S vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

2.64 in
5.44 in
Apple iPhone 6S Mobile Phone
Apple iPhone 6S
2.85 in
5.94 in
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
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Editiorial reviews
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User rating
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4.7 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
33 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
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1 stars
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Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating system
Apple iOS 11
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Android 6.0
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CPU clock speed
2.0 GHz
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2.3 GHz
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CPU cores
Dual-core
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8-core
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CPU model
Apple A9
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Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890
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GPU model
PowerVR GT7600
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ARM Mali-T880 MP12
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RAM memory
2 GB
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4 GB
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Display

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Screen size
4.7 in
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5.5 in
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Touchscreen
yes
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yes
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Number of colors
16.7M
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16.7M
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Panel type
LCD
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OLED
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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Technology
  • IPS TFT
  • Retina HD display with IPS technology
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  • AMOLED
  • Super AMOLED
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Pixel density
326.0 ppi
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534.0 ppi
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Screen material
Fingerprint-resistant coating
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Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0
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Dual screen support
no
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no
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Scratch resistant display
yes
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yes
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HDR
no
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no
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3D support
yes
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N/A
3D touch
yes
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N/A
Multi touch
yes
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N/A

Rear camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Primary lens aperture
2.2 f
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1.7 f
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Highest video resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
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  • 4096
  • 2160
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Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30.0 fps
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30.0 fps
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Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240.0 fps
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120.0 fps
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Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1280
  • 720
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  • 1280
  • 720
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Autofocus
yes
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yes
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Burst Mode
yes
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N/A
Digital Image Stabilization
yes
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N/A
Digital zoom
yes
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yes
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Face detection
yes
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yes
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Geo-tagging
yes
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yes
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HDR Capture
yes
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N/A
LED Flash
yes
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yes
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Panorama
yes
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yes
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Slow-Mo
yes
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N/A
Smile detection
yes
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N/A
Touch focus
yes
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yes
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Number of rear cameras
N/A
1
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Primary sensor size
N/A
1/2.6"
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Night Mode
N/A
yes
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Optical image stabilization
N/A
yes
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Scene mode
N/A
yes
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Self timer
N/A
yes
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Front camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Face detection
yes
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yes
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HDR mode
Auto HDR mode
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N/A
Lens aperture
F/2.2
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N/A
Light source
Retina Flash
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N/A
Number of front cameras
N/A
1
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Storage

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Internal storage
  • 128 GB
  • 16 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
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  • 128 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
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Memory card reader
no
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yes
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Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
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  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
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Maximum card storage
N/A
200GB
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Space grey
  • Rose gold
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Gray
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  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Black
  • White
  • Titanium
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Blue
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Material
  • Aluminum
  • Glass
  • Steel
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  • Aluminum
  • Glass
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Height
5.44 in
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5.94 in
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Width
2.64 in
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2.85 in
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Depth
0.28 in
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0.3 in
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Weight
5.04 oz
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5.54 oz
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Physical keyboard/numpad
no
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no
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Water resistant
no
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yes
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Shock resistant
no
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no
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Dust resistant
N/A
yes
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Sensors

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Accelerometer
yes
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yes
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Proximity
yes
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yes
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Digital compass
yes
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N/A
Ambient light sensor
yes
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N/A
Fingerprint
yes
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yes
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Gyroscope
yes
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yes
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Barometer
yes
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yes
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Pedometer
yes
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yes
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Hearth rate monitor
N/A
yes
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Altimeter
N/A
no
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Thermometer
N/A
no
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Magnetometer
N/A
yes
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ANT+
N/A
yes
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Connectivity

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Dual sim support
no
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no
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Sim card size
Nano-SIM
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Nano-SIM
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DLNA certified
no
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yes
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth version
4.2
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4.2
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Bluetooth profile
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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Bluetooth codec
  • AAC
  • SBC
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  • aptX
  • SBC
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NFC
yes
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yes
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Charging connection
Lightning
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USB
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Headphone connection
3.5 mm
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3.5 mm
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Video output
Manufacturer specific
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No
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USB version
N/A
2.0
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USB On-The-Go (OTG)
N/A
yes
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Celluar

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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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yes
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Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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Data transmission
  • DC-HSDPA
  • EDGE
  • EV-DO
  • GPRS
  • HSDPA
  • HSPA+
  • HSUPA
  • LTE
  • LTE Advanced
  • TD-LTE
  • TDD-LTE
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi
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HSPA+
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Navigation system
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
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GLONASS
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2G GSM
yes
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yes
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GSM frequencies
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
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  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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3G UMTS
yes
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yes
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UMTS frequences
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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CDMA frequences
  • 800 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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N/A
4G LTE
yes
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yes
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LTE frequencies
  • 700 MHz
  • 800 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2600 MHz
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  • 700 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2500 MHz
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Mobile hotspot
yes
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yes
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Streaming standards
N/A
  • Google Cast
  • Miracast
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Battery

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Replaceable battery
no
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no
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Battery type
Lithium Polymer
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Lithium ion
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Battery capacity
1715.0 mAh
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3600.0 mAh
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Standby time
240.0 h
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336.0 h
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Talk time
14.0 h
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33.0 h
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Fast charging
no
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yes
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Wireless charging
no
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yes
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Fast charging standard
N/A
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
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Wireless charging standard
N/A
  • PMA
  • QI
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