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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Pixel density

386 ppi
561 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.51 %
79.47 %

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Yes
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

23.5 GB
20.56 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)
20.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time

 
16.6 days (398 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

44.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 inches (156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm)
5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.42 oz (182 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Metal; Frame: Glass
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust, Shock; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Silver, Blue
Black, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 30, 2016
Feb 26, 2017
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