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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 445 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

70.89 %
69.76 %
68.99 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

Processor:

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1200 MHz

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 305

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3
1GB

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB
8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh
2800 mAh
2070 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

OIS, Video light
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.3 MP
2.1 MP
2 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 inches (141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.26 oz (149.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out
MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 04, 2013

FCC ID value:

ZNFD821 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.92 W/kg

Body:

1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.23 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399
$ 180

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 31, 2013
Feb 24, 2014
Sep 05, 2014
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