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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.81 %
71.75 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

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

5.89 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: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Colors

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

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 405
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

22 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

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

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20

UMTS

 
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
26.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Music playback

 
58.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

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, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 02, 2015

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG925A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.24 W/kg

Body

 
0.69 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 350
 
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