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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

432 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.76 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

MHL
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

21.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Internet use

 
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

67.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
12.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 07, 2016

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.09 W/kg

Body

 
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.13 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 969
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