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Display

Size

5.1 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

69.76 %
79.20 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Mediatek Helio P35

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 450, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 420
PowerVR GE8320

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.8 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/2.6"
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, EIS
 

Front

2.1 MP
13 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, Red, White
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700 b)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

 
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
 

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

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), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 08, 2014
Apr 17, 2020

FCC ID value: A3LSMG901F link
FCC ID value: ZCASMA215U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body

0.77 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.29 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.10 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 250
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