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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
441 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.91 %
71.51 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Mali-T830 MP3

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB
32GB, available to use: 23.1 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm

Video recording

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

Features

EIS
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 MP
16 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.61 oz (159.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Blue, Red, White
Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

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
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
Dec 06, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA520F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Body

0.65 W/kg
0.55 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 14, 2013
Jan 02, 2017
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