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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
4.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

71.60 %
65.82 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 430
Adreno 225

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
2GB DDR2

Internal storage:

128GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

3450 mAh
2100 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12.3 MP (Laser autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling
EIS, Video calling

Front:

8 MP
1.9 MP

Design

Dimensions:

6.27 x 3.06 x 0.29 inches (159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm)
5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

6.28 oz (178.0 g)
4.70 oz (133.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light
Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, White
Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 2(1900)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 28, 2015
Jun 01, 2012

FCC ID value:

QISH1511
A3LSPHL710

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.49 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body:

0.81 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.44 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 649

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 29, 2015
Jun 04, 2012
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