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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

445 PPI
432 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.89 %
69.76 %

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

2GB
2GB

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB

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

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase-detection autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Video light
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.3 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

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)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, Blue, 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

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features

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

HDMI

 
Yes

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 399
 
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