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SummarySummary 74 Score 75 Score 78 Score
Performance Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
2 GB RAM
Android OS, v4.4.4
Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa
2 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.1.1
Exynos 7880
3 GB RAM
Android ,Marshmallow 6.0.1
Display 5 inch
720 x 1280 pixels
294 PPI Density
5.2 inch
1080 x 1920 pixels
424 PPI Density
5.2 inch
1920 x 1080 pixels
424 PPI Density
Camera 13 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
13 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
16 MP (Main)
16 MP (Front)
Battery 2300 mAh
Li-Ion
2900 mAh
Li-Ion
3000 mAh
Li-ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 5 inch 5.2 inch 5.2 inch
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels 1080x1920 pixels 1920 * 1080 pixels
Pixel Density 294 PPI 424 PPI 424 PPI
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED 2.5D curved display
Gorilla Glass - - -
Screen Protection - - -
ChipsetChipset
Brand Samsung Samsung Samsung
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa Exynos 7880
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
RAM 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
GPU Adreno 306 Adreno 405Mali-T720MP2 Mali-T830 MP3
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 13 MP 13 MP 16 MP
Front Camera Resolution 5 MP 5 MP 16 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android Android
OS Version Android OS, v4.4.4 Android OS, v5.1.1 Android ,Marshmallow 6.0.1
Weight 123 g 155 g 157 g
Dimensions 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm 144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
Thickness 7.9mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB 32 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 G microSD, Up to 256 GB
Other 16GB storage, microSD card slot 16GB storage, microSD card slot 32GB, Expandable up to 256GB
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Dual SIM Dual SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Micro-SIM
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes Yes
NFC Yes (LTE model only) Yes (LTE model only)
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A500F, A500FQ, A500FU, A500HQ, A500YZ
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A510F, A510FD, A5100, A510Y
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - A500F, A500FQ, A500FU
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - A510F, A510FD
LTE 2100, LTE 800, LTE 1800, LTE 2600
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
A-GPS, Glonass
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 2300 mAh 2900 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-Ion Li-ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 15 h (3G) Up to 16 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer
proximity
compass
Fingerprint
accelerometer
proximity
compass
Accelerometer
Proximity
Geomagnetic
RGB Light
Barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Java No No No
Other ANT+ support , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , MP4/WMV/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer Fast battery charging , ANT+ support , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , MP4/WMV/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer Fast battery charging , ANT+ support , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , MP4/WMV/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player , Photo/video editor , Document viewer
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