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Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

3.07 in
6.23 in
Apple iPhone 7 Plus Mobile Phone
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
2.85 in
5.94 in
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
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The iPhone 7 Plus doesn't rock the boat with a revolutionary design, but it's a superb all-round phone with excellent battery life and a clever cameraRead more
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Hardware

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Operating system
Apple iOS 11
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Android 6.0
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CPU clock speed
2.3 GHz
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2.3 GHz
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CPU cores
Quad-core
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8-core
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CPU model
Apple A10 Fusion
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Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890
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RAM memory
3 GB
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4 GB
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GPU model
N/A
ARM Mali-T880 MP12
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Display

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Screen size
5.5 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
401.0 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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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
1.8 f
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1.7 f
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Primary sensor size
1/3"
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1/2.6"
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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
Optical zoom
2x
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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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Gesture Shot
yes
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N/A
HDR Capture
yes
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N/A
LED Flash
yes
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yes
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Optical image stabilization
yes
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yes
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Panorama
yes
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yes
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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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Night Mode
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
  • 256 GB
  • 32 GB
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  • 128 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
  • Red
  • Matte black
  • Gold
  • Rose gold
  • Silver
  • White
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Black
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  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Black
  • White
  • Titanium
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Blue
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Material
Aluminum
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  • Aluminum
  • Glass
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Height
6.23 in
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5.94 in
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Width
3.07 in
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2.85 in
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Depth
0.29 in
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0.3 in
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Weight
6.63 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
yes
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yes
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Shock resistant
no
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no
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Dust resistant
yes
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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
N/A
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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Video output
Manufacturer specific
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No
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Headphone connection
N/A
3.5 mm
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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
  • FDD-LTE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • HSUPA
  • LTE
  • LTE Advanced
  • TDD-LTE
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi
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HSPA+
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Navigation system
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Galileo
  • QZSS
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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
  • 2000 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
  • 1700 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2600 MHz
  • 2300 MHz
  • 2500 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
Google Cast
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  • 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 ion
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Lithium ion
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Battery capacity
2900.0 mAh
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3600.0 mAh
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Standby time
384.0 h
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336.0 h
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Talk time
21.0 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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