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Ratings
Overall Rating
Design
Cameras
Internal Specs
Battery Life
Features
8.95
8.82
8.30
8.03
7.85
7.73
7.65
7.43
7.20
7.13
7.10
6.57
6.43
6.20
6.08
5.23
4.50
4.38
4.35
8.75
8.75
9.00
10.00
8.50
7.25
8.25
8.25
6.50
7.50
8.50
8.00
6.25
7.50
8.75
4.50
6.00
5.00
4.00
10.00
9.50
6.75
7.25
8.25
9.00
7.25
7.75
8.00
7.00
7.50
5.50
7.00
6.25
4.00
5.25
4.50
4.00
5.50
10.00
9.75
10.00
7.75
7.75
7.00
6.75
6.25
6.25
6.25
5.75
5.00
7.25
3.25
4.75
5.00
3.25
3.50
5.00
8.75
7.50
5.75
3.50
5.75
9.00
8.25
6.50
7.50
10.00
4.75
8.00
6.00
7.75
4.50
7.00
3.25
5.00
3.75
5.75
7.25
7.75
6.75
6.75
7.25
7.25
6.75
10.00
4.75
5.75
4.75
4.75
5.25
3.75
6.75
2.25
3.75
2.75
Design
Usability
?
A-
A-
A
A+
B+
B-
A-
A-
C+
B
A+
B+
C+
B-
A+
C
C+
C-
F
Build Quality
?
A-
B+
A
A+
A-
B-
B
B+
C
B
B
B+
B
B+
B+
D+
C-
D-
C-
Operating System
?
Android 5.1.1
Android 5.0.2
Android 5.0.2
iOS 8
iOS 8
Android 4.4.4
Android 4.4.4
Android 4.4.2
Android 4.4.2
Android 4.4.4
Android 4.4.4
Android 4.4.3
Android 5.0
WP 8.1
Android 4.4
Android 4.2.2
Android 4.4.2
BlackBerry 10.2
Fire OS 3.5
Screen Size (inches)
?
5.7
5.1
5
4.7
5.5
5.7
5.2
5.5
5.1
5.2
5.2
5
5.5
5
4.95
6
5
5
4.7
Display Resolution
?
2560 x 1440
2560 x 1440
1920 x 1080
1334 x 750
1920 x 1080
2560 x 1440
1920 x 1080
2560 x 1440
1920 x 1080
2560 x 1440
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1280 x 720
1280 x 720
1280 x 720
Pixel Density (PPI)
?
518
577
441
326
401
515
424
538
432
565
423
442
403
294
445
245
294
295
312
Screen Technology
?
AMOLED
AMOLED
Super LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD
AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD
AMOLED
AMOLED
AMOLED
AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD
POLED
TFT
AMOLED
IPS LCD
Weight (ounces)
?
6.03
4.87
5.54
4.55
6.07
6.21
5.36
5.26
5.11
5.96
5.08
5.11
6
5.29
4.59
6.24
4.97
6
5.64
Dimensions (inches)
?
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27
5.96 x 2.74 x 0.38
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28
6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29
5.76 x 2.93 x 0.35
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32
5.65 x 2.89 x 0.44
5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39
5.70 x 2.73 x 0.35
6.00 x 3.04 x 0.43
5.49 x 2.78 x 0.33
5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34
6.32 x 3.21 x 0.34
5.16 x 2.64 x 0.39
5.54 x 2.83 x 0.37
5.48 x 2.62 x 0.35
Cameras
Image Quality
?
A+
A
C+
A
A+
A
B+
A-
A
B
A
B-
B-
B
D
C
C
D
D+
Resolution (MP)
?
16
16
20
8
8
16
20.7
13
16
21
13
8
13
10
8
13
8
8
13
Aperture Size (F-stop)
?
1.9
1.9
2.2
2.2
2.2
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.2
2
2.25
N/A
2
2.2
2.5
2.4
N/A
2.2
2
Max Video Resolution
?
4K
4K
4K
1080p
1080p
4K
4K
4K
4K
4K
4K
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
Max Video Frame Rate (fps)
?
60
30
120
240
240
60
120
30
120
30
30
30
30
30
30
60
30
30
30
Flash Type
?
LED
LED
Dual LED
Dual LED
Dual LED
LED
LED
Dual LED
LED
Dual LED
Dual LED
LED
Dual LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
Optical Image Stabilization
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front-Facing Resolution (MP)
?
5
5
4
1.2
1.2
3.7
2.2
2.1
2
2
2
2.1
5
0.9
1.3
2.1
1.2
2
2.1
Front-Facing Video Resolution
?
1440p
1440p
1080p
720p
720p
1440p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
720p
720p
1080p
720p
720p
1080p
Internal Specs
Benchmark Results
?
96%
90%
87%
82%
86%
72%
67%
55%
62%
71%
70%
61%
69%
28%
53%
58%
28%
N/A
55%
Processor Architecture
?
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
32-bit
Processor Speed (GHz)
?
1.8
1.8
1.75
1.4
1.4
2.7
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.7
2.5
2.3
2.3
1.2
2.26
2.26
1.2
1.7
2.2
Number of Cores
?
8
8
8
2
2
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
2
4
RAM (GB)
?
4
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
4
1
2
2
1.5
2
2
Built-In Storage (GB)
?
32/64
32/64/128
32
16/64/128
16/64/128
32
16/32
32
16/32
32/64
16/32/64
32
16/32/64
16
16/32
32
8
16
32/64
Expandable Storage
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Battery Life
Overall Grade
?
B+
B-
C
C
B
B+
A
C
B
A-
C-
B+
C
B+
D+
A-
C-
D+
C-
Web Browsing Test (hours)
?
8.7
8.5
7.2
7.5
10
8.7
12.2
7
9.5
9.5
7.6
5.9
7.1
N/A
6.2
10
7.1
N/A
7
Battery Capacity (mAh)
?
3000
2550
2840
1810
2915
3220
3100
3000
2800
3900
2300
2500
3000
2200
2300
3500
2040
2880
2400
Removable Battery
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid Charging
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wireless Charging
?
 
 
 
 
 
Some Models
Some Models
 
 
 
 
 
Features
Bluetooth 4.0+
?
 
Bluetooth aptX Audio
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fingerprint Scanner
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Positional Sensors
?
 
Barometer
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Near Field Communication
?
 
USB 3.0
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infrared Blaster
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FM Radio
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water Resistant
?
 
 
Splashes Only
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Included Headphones
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carriers
Verizon Wireless
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AT&T
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T-Mobile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sprint