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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.0 inches
4.8 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
540 x 960 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
220 ppi
306 ppi

Technology

 
TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.72 %
65.99 %
65.82 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412

Processor

Octa-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Adreno 405
Adreno 306
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

2 GB
1 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
8 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)
Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3630 mAh
2600 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

21 megapixels
8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling
Video calling
Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels
1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.80 x 2.95 x 0.43 inches (147.3 x 75 x 10.9 mm)
5.70 x 2.84 x 0.34 inches (144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6 mm)
5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 
 

Features

 
Notification light
Notification light

Colors

 
Black, Gold, White
Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
 
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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