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Display

Size

4.6 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
319 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.64 %
72.30 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 530

RAM

2GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 23 GB
32GB, available to use: 24.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

23 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches (127 x 65 x 8.9 mm)
5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.36 oz (152.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Pink, Yellow, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White, Pink gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 15, 2015
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value: PY7-PM0881 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.97 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Body

0.61 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.18 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.72 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 699
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