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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

67.91 %
76.62 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL1022
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14 nm)

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
64GB, available to use: 54.1 GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2750 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
5 MP

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

6.77 oz (192.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 40(2300)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2015
Jul 15, 2015

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2944A
A3LSMN920A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg
0.22 W/kg

Body:

1.14 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2015
Aug 13, 2015
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