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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 576 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

67.23 %
64.29 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 11 GB
32GB, available to use: 23 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

2 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.72 x 2.89 x 0.35 inches (145 x 73 x 9 mm)
5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

6 oz (170.0 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock; IP67; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Green, Red
Camo green, Titanium gray, Sandy gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
HSPA

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
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 08, 2014
Apr 22, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG870A link
A3LSMG891A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.66 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body:

1.09 W/kg
0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.48 W/kg
1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 795

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 06, 2016
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