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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
577 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels,
294 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

66.27 %
71.14 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 8939v2

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 405

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB, not expandable
16GB

Available to use

23 GB
 

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (5.1 Lollipop), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)
 

Stand-by time

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 25 days (590 h)
 

Music playback

61.00 hours
 

Video playback

16.00 hours
20.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP
13 MP

Features

OIS, Laser autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

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

Front

5 MP
5 MP

Features

HDR
 

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)
5.48 x 2.74 x 0.33 inches (139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
 

Features

Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

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

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, Micro SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
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, MOV, MKV, WebM
 

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

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, Notes, Memo
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

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

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG890A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
 

Body

0.17 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.40 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Jun 08, 2015
Jan 10, 2016
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