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Display

Display size

3.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

265 ppi
515 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

55.15 %
74.39 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light
Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

 
3.7 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 inches (116 x 59 x 9.9 mm)
6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, Pink, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz
Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm

GPU

Yes
Mali-T760 MP6

RAM

0.5 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
24 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

Android (4.0.4, 2.3.7)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

1320 mAh
3220 mAh

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time

6.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
 

Stand-by time

19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

5.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

19.8 days (475 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Music playback

40.00 hours
82.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
14.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
4.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA
DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 11, 2012
Sep 05, 2014

FCC ID value: PY7A3880134 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN910C link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.49 W/kg
0.17 W/kg

Body

1.09 W/kg
0.86 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.49 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.34 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

2 SmartTags, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation
 
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