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Display

Size

9.7 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution

2048 x 1536 pixels,
264 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
264 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

72.71 %
72.80 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Apple A9X APL1021

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Dual-core, 2260 MHz, Twister, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
PowerVR Series 7XT

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
256GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity

5870 mAh
7306 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

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

Features

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.34 x 6.65 x 0.22 inches (237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm)
9.4 x 6.6 x 0.24 inches (238.8 x 167.6 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

13.83 oz (392.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
15.66 oz (444.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

 
Gold, Gray, Pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 05, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT715 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.69 W/kg
 

Body

1.08 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 1029
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