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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.2 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 312 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

74.27 %
72.39 %
69.30 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7578

Processor:

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 405
Adreno 405
Mali-T720 MP2

RAM:

3GB
2GB
1.5GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 10.5 GB
16GB, available to use: 10.8 GB
16GB, available to use: 10.7 GB

Storage expansion:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop)
Android (5.1 Lollipop)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
2900 mAh
2300 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
13 MP (OIS, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.9

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP
5 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm)
5.70 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm)
5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 inches (134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)
4.66 oz (132.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, White
Black, Gold, Pink, White
Black, Gold, Pink, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)
Bands 40(2300)
Bands 40(2300)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 24, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA510FD

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.98 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.77 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 02, 2015
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