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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1200 pixels,
283 PPI
2048 x 1536 pixels,
320 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.31 %
74.31 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16GB, available to use: 11 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8.1 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

HDR, EIS, Video sharing
EIS, Video sharing

Front

2.2 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.40 x 4.87 x 0.25 inches (213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm)
7.82 x 5.31 x 0.22 inches (198.6 x 134.8 x 5.6 mm)

Weight

9.52 oz (270.0 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (483 g)
9.59 oz (272.0 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (483 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

 
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, White
 

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, RDS
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

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

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 03, 2014
Jul 20, 2015
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