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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
534 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
432 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.09 %
69.76 %

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 330

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 24.4 GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3600 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP (HDR)
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, White, Pink gold, Black pearl, Coral blue
Black, Gold, Blue, 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), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
MHL

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features

Charging, OTG, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG935F link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
 

Body

0.66 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.96 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 799
 
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