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Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular
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Posted: 09 Sep 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Boost Mobile

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (7.0, 6.0, 5.1, 5.0), TouchWiz UIiOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x) 
Dimensions5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm) 
Weight4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
 
MaterialsMain body: Glass; Accents: AluminumMain body: Aluminum 
FeaturesFingerprint (touch), Touch sensitive control keysFingerprint (touch) 
ColorsBlack, Gold, Blue, WhiteGold, Gray, Silver 
Display
Physical size5.1 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels750 x 1334 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

577 ppi326 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLEDIPS LCD 
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

70.48 %65.71 % 
Peak brightness 500 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorOleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera16 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F1.9F2.2 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)

Focal length (35mm equivalent) - The lower (shorter) the focal length number, the wider the shot will be. Conversely, longer focal length cameras produce narrower frames, which can be used for telephoto (zoomed-in) purposes.

28 mm29 mm 
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

1/2.6"1/3" 
Pixel size

Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

1.12 μm1.5 μm 
Hardware FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus (Phase detection), Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesManual focus, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama (up to 43 megapixels) 
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps) 
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video callingTime-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera5 megapixels1.2 megapixels 
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420Apple A8 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53 , 64-bit, 14 nmDual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit 
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Mali-T760 MP8PowerVR GX6450 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

3 GB RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

128 GB128 GB 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

2550 mAh1810 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion 
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi, Powermat)  
Stand-by time 10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (450 h)
 
Talk time (3G)23.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1091 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1091 min)
 
Internet use   
3G10 hours10 hours 
LTE12 hours10 hours 
Wi-Fi12 hours11 hours 
Music playback57.00 hours50.00 hours 
Video playback13.00 hours11.00 hours 
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA, Wireless screen share  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effectsAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recordingfor Noise cancellation, Video recording 
Cellular
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28 
DataLTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS 
Nano SIMYesYes 
HD Voice Yes 
VoLTE Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3, T4 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.14.2 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB charging 
Mobile PaymentSamsung PayApple Pay 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherNFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop 
Availability
Officially announced01 Mar 201509 Sep 2014 
Shopping information
Accessories Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation 
MSRP price€ 899$ 849 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

02 Mar 201509 Sep 2014 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A linkFCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.49 W/kg1.18 W/kg 
Body0.96 W/kg1.19 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.25 W/kg1.59 W/kg 
Wireless Router1.04 W/kg1.19 W/kg 

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