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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
267 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
 

Screen-to-body ratio

66.27 %
68.80 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)
6.14 x 3.06 x 0.38 inches (156 x 77.7 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.12 oz (174 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

MIL-STD-810 certified

Yes
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Gray

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 8917

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 308

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB, not expandable
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

23 GB
7 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 128 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3140 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)
 

Music playback

61.00 hours
53.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20
Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 b, g, n

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2015
Oct 15, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG890A link
FCC ID value: SRQ-Z971 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
0.87 W/kg

Body

0.17 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.31 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.40 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 99
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