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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

576 PPI
294 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
LCD

Screen-to-body

72.30 %
66.34 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 306

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
2GB

Internal storage

32GB
16GB

Available to use

24.5 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time (3G)

28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

55.00 hours
 

Video playback

16.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase-detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.69 x 2.83 x 0.39 inches (144.4 x 72 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash

Biometrics

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
Black, White

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.1

Profiles/ Protocols

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

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
Jun 14, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link
FCC ID value: IHDT56VD4 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.43 W/kg
0.79 W/kg

Body

1.06 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.03 W/kg
1.46 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 699
 

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 21, 2016
May 17, 2016
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