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Model
8GB AT&T

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
8 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
2G, 3G (up to14 hour) (up to7 hour)
Standby time (max)
300 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (1420 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
8 GB

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (yes)
UMA support
no
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR (HSP [headset], HFP [hands-free], A2DP [stereo audio], AVRCP [media control])

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV) (h.264 / AVC, Motion JPEG, MPEG-4, Quicktime) (Streaming / internet) (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array
Java
None

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio, Contact ringtones)
Vibrate mode
yes
Sound profiles
no

Carriers

Regions offered
Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania (US, Canada)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM, EDGE) (UMTS / WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA) (yes)
Subscriber identity
micro-SIM card

Display

Screen size
3.5 inches
Screen resolution
Other (960, 640)
Pixel density
326 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (yes)
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
CPU cores
Single-core
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Other / proprietary) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Controls

External controls
Array

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
no
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
NFC or RFID payment
no
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (Other HDMI (proprietary), Composite (proprietary))
Model
16GB AT&T

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
3G (up to7 hour)
Standby time (max)
300 hours
Battery type
Li-polymer (1420 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
16 GB

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV) (h.264 / AVC, Motion JPEG, MPEG-4, Quicktime) (Streaming / internet) (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio, Contact ringtones)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania (US, Canada)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM, EDGE) (UMTS / WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA) (yes)
Subscriber identity
micro-SIM card

Display

Screen size
3.5 inches
Screen resolution
Other (960, 640)
Pixel density
326 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (yes)
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Hardware

CPU
1024 MHz
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Other / proprietary) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Controls

External controls
Array

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
no
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
NFC or RFID payment
no
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (Other HDMI (proprietary), Composite (proprietary))
Model
32GB

Key Specs

Internal memory
32 GB

Storage

Internal memory
32 GB
Model
32GB AT&T

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
32 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches

General

Type
Smartphone
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
3G (up to7 hour)
Standby time (max)
300 hours
Battery type
Li-polymer

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
32 GB

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV) (h.264 / AVC, Motion JPEG, MPEG-4, Quicktime) (Streaming / internet) (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio, Contact ringtones)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania (US, Canada)

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM, EDGE) (UMTS / WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA) (yes)
Subscriber identity
micro-SIM card

Display

Screen size
3.5 inches
Screen resolution
960 x 640
Pixel density
326 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Hardware

CPU
1024 MHz
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Other / proprietary) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Controls

External controls
Array

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
no
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
NFC or RFID payment
no
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (Other HDMI (proprietary), Composite (proprietary))
Model
8GB Verizon

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
8 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
3G (up to7 hour)
Standby time (max)
300 hours
Battery type
Li-polymer (1420 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
8 GB

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV) (h.264 / AVC, Motion JPEG, MPEG-4, Quicktime) (Streaming / internet) (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio, Contact ringtones)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
CDMA (EV-DO rA) (yes)
Subscriber identity
Embedded

Display

Screen size
3.5 inches
Screen resolution
Other (960, 640)
Pixel density
326 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (yes)
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Hardware

CPU
1024 MHz
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Other / proprietary) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Controls

External controls
Array

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
no
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
NFC or RFID payment
no
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (Other HDMI (proprietary), Composite (proprietary))
Model
16GB Verizon

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
3G (up to7 hour)
Standby time (max)
300 hours
Battery type
Li-polymer (1420 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
16 GB

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV) (h.264 / AVC, Motion JPEG, MPEG-4, Quicktime) (Streaming / internet) (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio, Contact ringtones)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
CDMA (EV-DO rA) (yes)
Subscriber identity
Embedded

Display

Screen size
3.5 inches
Screen resolution
Other (960, 640)
Pixel density
326 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (yes)
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Hardware

CPU
1024 MHz
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Other / proprietary) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Controls

External controls
Array

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
no
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
NFC or RFID payment
no
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (Other HDMI (proprietary), Composite (proprietary))
Model
32GB Verizon

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Talk time
3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
32 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (iOS)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
3G (up to7 hour)
Standby time (max)
300 hours
Battery type
Li-polymer (1420 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
32 GB

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV) (h.264 / AVC, Motion JPEG, MPEG-4, Quicktime) (Streaming / internet) (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes (MP3 / audio, Contact ringtones)
Vibrate mode
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
CDMA (EV-DO rA) (yes)
Subscriber identity
Embedded

Display

Screen size
3.5 inches
Screen resolution
Other (960, 640)
Pixel density
326 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (yes)
Voice dial
Speaker independent

Hardware

CPU
1024 MHz
RAM
512 MB
USB
2.0 (Other / proprietary) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Controls

External controls
Array

Other features

Flight mode
yes
FM tuner
no
FM transmitter
no
Infrared port
no
NFC or RFID payment
no
Ruggedized
no
TV-out
yes (Other HDMI (proprietary), Composite (proprietary))