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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
432 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
554 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

69.76 %
70.15 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

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

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: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)

UMTS

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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

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

Other

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

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, TTY/TDD
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