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SummarySummary 72 Score 80 Score
Performance Apple A8X
2 GB RAM RAM
iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2
Exynos 7420
4 GB RAM RAM
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Display 9.7 inches
1536 x 2048 pixels
264 PPI Density
9.7 inches
2048 x 1536 pixels
264 PPI Density
Camera 8 MP (Main)
1.2 MP (Front)
8 MP (Main)
2 MP (Front)
Battery 8600 mAh
Li-Po
5870 mAh
Li-ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 9.7 inches 9.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1536x2048 pixels 2048 x 1536Pixels
Pixel Density 264 PPI 264 PPI
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
ChipsetChipset
Brand Apple Samsung
Chipset Apple A8X Exynos 7420
Processor Triple-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A72 + 1.4 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
RAM 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
GPU PowerVR GXA6850 (octa-core graphics) Adreno 510
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Front Camera Resolution 1.2 MP 2 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus Autofocus
GeneralGeneral
Operating System iOS Android
OS Version iOS 8.1, up to iOS 9.0.2 Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Weight 437 g 392 g
Dimensions 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm 237.3 x 169 x 5.6 mm
Thickness 6.1mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 32 GB
Card Slot No No
Other 16GB storage, no card slot 32GB Storage
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM
SIM Card Type Micro-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC No No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - A1567
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/g/n
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS (3G/LTE model only)
A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 8600 mAh 5870 mAh
Battery Type Li-Po Li-ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Messaging iMessage, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Java No No
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