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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 443 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 577 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

69.76 %
68.91 %
70.48 %

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
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 320
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
16GB, available to use: 11 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDHC up to 32 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 (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
2330 mAh
2550 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)
13.1 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, EIS, Video calling
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front:

2.1 MP
2.2 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.15 oz (146.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP57

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Purple, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
4.1

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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, 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, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3
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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 19, 2013
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0280 link
A3LSMG920A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.52 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.61 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Quick charger EP881, USB media cable, Wired Headset EX300AP, Internal battery

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2014
Jan 07, 2013
Mar 01, 2015
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