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Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
518 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.62 %
72.30 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
32GB, available to use: 24.5 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)
5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.40 oz (153.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.36 oz (152.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

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

Colors

Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl, Pink
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White, Pink gold

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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano 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
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG, Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 15, 2015
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMG928A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.23 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Body

1.03 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.05 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 699

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 13, 2015
Feb 21, 2016
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