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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
432 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

64.97 %
69.76 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization

Front

2 megapixels
2.1 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.67 x 2.90 x 0.32 inches (144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light
 

Colors

Black
Black, Gold, Blue, White
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
MHL
TV-out

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8974-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Apple A7

Processor

Quad-core, 2360 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
PowerVR G6430

RAM

2 GB
2 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.2.1)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0
Lightning

Features

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

HDMI

 
Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25

UMTS

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

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 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
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3050 mAh
2800 mAh
1570 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
 
 

Talk time

 
21.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

 
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Music playback

 
67.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours
10.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 
 

Date approved

 
 
Sep 20, 2013

 
 
FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 
 

Head

 
 
1.18 W/kg

Body

 
 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
 
1.20 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
 
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 327
 
 
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