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Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Virgin Mobile, Tracfone, Boost Mobile
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Remove phone

Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Cricket
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LG G5 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, U.S. Cellular
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (7.0, 6.0), TouchWiz UIAndroid (7.0, 6.0, 5.1, 5.0), TouchWiz UIAndroid (7.0, 6.0)
Dimensions5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
Weight5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
MaterialsMain body: Glass; Accents: AluminumMain body: Glass; Accents: AluminumMain body: Metal
FeaturesFingerprint (touch), Touch sensitive control keysFingerprint (touch), Touch sensitive control keysFingerprint (touch)
RuggedWater, Dust resistant  
IP certifiedIP 68  
ColorsBlack, Gold, Silver, Pink, WhiteBlack, Gold, Blue, WhiteGold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Display
Physical size5.1 inches5.1 inches5.3 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

576 ppi577 ppi554 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio72.30 %70.48 %70.15 %
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Light sensor, Proximity sensorScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Light sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera12 megapixels16 megapixels16 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F1.7F1.9F1.8
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size1/2.5"1/2.6"1/2.6"
Pixel size1.4 μm1.12 μm1.12 μm
Hardware FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Dual-camera (8-megapixel, 135-degree viewing angle, F2.4 aperture), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser)
Software FeaturesRAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingManual focus, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingManual focus, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Geo tagging
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)3840x2160 (4K), 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD)
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharingOptical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video callingHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Front-facing camera5 megapixels5 megapixels8 megapixels
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nmOcta-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53 , 64-bit, 14 nmQuad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Graphics processorAdreno 530Mali-T760 MP8Adreno 530
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

4 GB RAM3 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Built-in storage32 GB128 GB32 GB
Maximum User Storage24.5 GB 23 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 200 GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 2000 GB
Battery
Capacity3000 mAh2550 mAh2800 mAh
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion
Wireless chargingOptionalBuilt-in (Qi, Powermat) 
Talk time  20.00 hours
the average is 26 h (1581 min)
Stand-by time  15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 20 days (476 h)
Talk time (3G)28.00 hours
the average is 44 h (2632 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 44 h (2632 min)
 
Internet use   
3G11 hours10 hours 
LTE13 hours12 hours 
Wi-Fi14 hours12 hours 
Music playback55.00 hours57.00 hours 
Video playback16.00 hours13.00 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNA, Wireless screen shareDLNA, Wireless screen shareDLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effectsAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital Plus
Radio  FM
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellationfor Noise cancellation, Video recording 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
LTE (TDD)Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 Bands 38, 40
DataLTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTSLTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
Nano SIMYesYesYes
HD VoiceYes  
VoLTEYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3M3, T3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.24.14.2
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0Yes
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBUSB Type-C (reversible)
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Mobile PaymentSamsung PaySamsung Pay 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
OtherNFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Availability
Officially announced21 Feb 201601 Mar 201521 Feb 2016
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 699€ 899 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

12 Feb 201602 Mar 201512 Mar 2016
FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F linkFCC ID value: A3LSMG920A linkFCC ID value: ZNFH850 link
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.43 W/kg0.49 W/kg0.52 W/kg
Body1.06 W/kg0.96 W/kg1.24 W/kg
Product Specific Use1.03 W/kg1.04 W/kg1.24 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission1.59 W/kg1.25 W/kg1.50 W/kg

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