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Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

4.8 inches
5.4 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 477 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

65.82 %
85.83 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

300 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)

Processor:

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Yes

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
4GB

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (15.x, 14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
2227 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

EIS, Video calling
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

1.9 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

4.69 oz (133.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

May 03, 2012
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