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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 576 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

71.91 %
72.30 %

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 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor:

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 320
Adreno 530

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
32GB, available to use: 24.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 200 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), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
5.36 oz (152.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

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, Gold, Silver, Pink, White, Pink gold

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), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 14, 2013
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9505 link
A3LSMG930F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Body:

0.65 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.17 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.67 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 14, 2013
Feb 21, 2016
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