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Display

Size

4.3 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
342 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
432 PPI

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

60.75 %
69.76 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 225
Adreno 330

RAM

1GB DDR2
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

8GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.0)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 MP VGA
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.08 x 2.56 x 0.42 inches (129 x 65 x 10.7 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

4.23 oz (120.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 57
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

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

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
MHL

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n; 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

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

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3)
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 06, 2012
 

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0060 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.86 W/kg
 

Body

0.73 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.22 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.21 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation
 
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