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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
401 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 3
TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.52 %
71.81 %
71.75 %

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27.8 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.2 μm
Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Manual focus, RAW image capture, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode
Geo tagging, Night mode
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.264

Features

Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front

4 megapixels
5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm)
5.98 x 3.01 x 0.30 inches (152 x 76.5 x 7.5 mm)
5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches (142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP X3
 
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 
Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Green, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital
Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
 
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, MKV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, MOV, Flash Video, MKV, WebM

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 
 

Additional microphone(s)

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 405
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR3
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

21 GB
22 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), HTC Sense UI
Android (5.1 Lollipop), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.0
4.1

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

HDMI

Yes
 
 

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T4
 
M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
 
 

UMTS

850, 2100 MHz
 
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE
EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

Dual SIM

 
Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 
Yes

VoLTE

 
 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2840 mAh
3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
 
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

25.40 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)
 
26.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time

16.3 days (391 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)
 
13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.8 days (402 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 
 

Music playback

 
 
58.00 hours

Video playback

 
 
13.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Memo
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 
 

Date approved

Mar 03, 2015
 
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value: NM80PJA200 link
 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG925A link

Measured SAR

 
 
 

Head

0.56 W/kg
 
0.24 W/kg

Body

0.35 W/kg
 
0.69 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.89 W/kg
 
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.35 W/kg
 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350
 

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 01, 2015
Jul 25, 2015
Mar 01, 2015
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