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

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Display

Size:

4.3 inches
4.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

960 x 540 pixels, 256 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

66.77 %
59.55 %
71.91 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
STE U8420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Dual-core, 1000 MHz
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU:

Adreno 305
Mali-400 MP
Adreno 320

RAM:

1.5GB LPDDR2
1GB
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

8GB, available to use: 5 GB
16GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity:

1900 mAh
1500 mAh
2600 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS, Video calling
EIS

Front:

1.9 MP
0.3 MP VGA
2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)
4.78 x 2.48 x 0.39 inches (121.5 x 63 x 9.9 mm)
5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

3.77 oz (107.0 g)
4.23 oz (120.0 g)
4.59 oz (130.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White
Blue, White
Black, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MirrorLink
DLNA
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, 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
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 25, 2012
Mar 14, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI8190
A3LGTI9505

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.88 W/kg
1.01 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Body:

1.40 W/kg
0.89 W/kg
0.65 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.28 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.89 W/kg
0.67 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 30, 2013
Oct 11, 2012
Mar 14, 2013
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