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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
 

Screen-to-body

69.76 %
71.10 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 8952

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 405

RAM

2 GB LPDDR3
2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Talk time

21.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1113 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1414 min)
 

Music playback

67.00 hours
 

Video playback

13.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects
HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
6.02 x 3.02 x 0.39 inches (153 x 76.6 x 9.8 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 

Features

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

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
1900 MHz

Data Speed

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, Micro SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, Flash Video, MKV, WebM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
 

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Other

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

Internet browsing

Browser

Google Chrome
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Health management
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 24, 2014
 
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