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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 576 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 416 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

72.30 %
82.58 %

Peak brightness:

855 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor:

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Yes

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB (UFS), available to use: 24.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Features:

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
Yes

Design

Dimensions:

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
6.15 x 2.88 x 0.35 inches (156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

5.36 oz (152.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

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), 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:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
Yes

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG930F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.43 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.03 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 21, 2016
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