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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
534 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
432 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.33 %
69.76 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 330

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (4.4.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

 
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.36 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 9.1 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.43 oz (154.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

SlimPort
MHL

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, 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

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 22, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
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