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Summary
83%
86%
Display

5.5" (Large)

Full HD, Very Sharp

5.7" (Large)

Full HD, Sharp screen

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

1.7 GHz + 1 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

1.8 GHz + 1.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

13 MP (Main)

13 MP (Front)

16 MP (Main)

5 MP (Front)

Battery

2600 mAh

18.6 h talktime (3G)

3050 mAh

17 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

3.7/5 based on 2,475 ratings

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★★★★★
★★★★★

4/5 based on 1,032 ratings

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General
Launch Date

April 12, 2015 (Official)

August 3, 2015 (Official)

Operating System

Android v5.0.1 (Lollipop)

Android v5.1 (Lollipop)

Custom UI

HTC Sense UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

4G: Yes (supports Indian bands)
3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

4G: Yes (supports Indian bands)
3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

Fingerprint Sensor

No

Quick Charging

No

No

Design
Size Compare
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Dimensions

Height: 158 mm
Width: 77.5 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 158 mm
Width: 76.8 mm
Thickness: 5.9 mm

Weight

183 grams

151 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Display
Very Good
Excellent
Screen Resolution

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

Pixel Density

401 ppi

386 ppi

Display Type

S-LCD 3

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

No

No

Touch Screen

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio

67.95 %

73.64 %

Performance
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430

Processor

Octa core (1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A15 + 1.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A7)

Architecture

64 bit

32 bit

Graphics

Adreno 405

Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

2 GB

2 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

16 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

Up to 128 GB

Up to 128 GB

USB OTG Support

Camera
Excellent
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

13 MP Primary Camera

16 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Autofocus

Aperture

2.2 F

1.9 F

Optical Image Stabilisation

No

No

Flash

LED Flash

LED Flash

Image Resolution

4128 x 3096 Pixels

5312 x 2988 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 60 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

13 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Sensor

BSI Sensor

Autofocus

No

Flash

No

No

Battery
Good
Good
Capacity

2600 mAh

3050 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

No

No

Standby Time

Up to 687 Hours(3G) / Up to 625 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM 1

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

SIM 2

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

SAR Value

Head: 0.100 W/kg

Bluetooth

v4.1

v4.1

GPS

with A-GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

No

No

USB Connectivity

microUSB 2.0

microUSB 2.0

HDMI

No

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Digital

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

No

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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