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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
5.5 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 538 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 315 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.76 %
75.22 %
64.95 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

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

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8974

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (4.2.2), Amazon Fire OS UI

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
3000 mAh
2400 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)
13 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus, BSI sensor)
13 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording:

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

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS
Video sharing

Front:

2.1 MP
2.1 MP
2.1 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm)
5.5 x 2.6 x 0.35 inches (140 x 66 x 9 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.26 oz (149.0 g)
5.64 oz (160.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light
Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Back: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Camera shutter

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Purple, Pink, White
Black, Purple, Yellow, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
Music recognition, Preset equalizer, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
3.0, EDR

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 30, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFD855 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.21 W/kg

Body:

0.68 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.99 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.76 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 299

In The Box:

Premium headphones with remote and mic, Micro USB to USB charging cable, USB power adapter (5W), Quick Start Guide

Warranty period:

12 Months

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2014
May 27, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
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