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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 538 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 577 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.46 %
70.48 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor:

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 418
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 21.9 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
2550 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front:

8 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight:

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Interchangeable covers
Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gray, Brown, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 16, 2015
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value:

ZNFH815 link
A3LSMG920A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.75 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.38 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.52 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.34 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.61 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Handsfree, Charger, USB cable, Manual

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 28, 2015
Mar 01, 2015
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