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SummarySummary 76 Score 78 Score
Performance Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa
3 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.1.1
Exynos 7870 Octa
3 GB RAM
Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Display 5.5 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels
401 PPI Density
5.5 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels
401 PPI Density
Camera 13 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
16 MP (Main)
16 MP (Front)
Battery 3300 mAh
Li-Ion
3600 mAh
Li-ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 401 PPI 401 PPI
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Samsung Samsung
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa Exynos 7870 Octa
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
GPU Adreno 405Mali-T720MP2 Mali-T830MP2
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 13 MP 16 MP
Front Camera Resolution 5 MP 16 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Flash
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android
OS Version Android OS, v5.1.1 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Weight 172 g
Dimensions 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
Thickness 7.3mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 32 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 128 G microSD, Upto 256GB
Other 16GB storage, microSD card slot 32GB, Expandable upto 256GB
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Dual SIM Dual SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A710F, A710Y, A710FD
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - A710F, A710FD
4G LTE
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
A-GPS, GLONASS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 3300 mAh 3600 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-ion
Standby Time
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Java No No
Other 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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