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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 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

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, available to use: 22.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

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

Video capture:

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)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.61 oz (159.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Keys:

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

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

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

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

Location:

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

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2014
Feb 21, 2016
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