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Display

Size

7.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

800 x 1280 pixels,
216 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels,
320 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

59.74 %
74.31 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433

Processor

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Nvidia ULP GeForce
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

8GB
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.1)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

4325 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

 
Single camera

Main camera

 
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording

 
2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

Video calling
EIS, Video sharing

Front

1.2 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 inches (198.5 x 120 x 10.45 mm)
7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)

Weight

11.99 oz (340.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (515 g)
9.59 oz (272.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (515 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

3.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

OTG, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 05, 2015

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.69 W/kg

Body

 
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg
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