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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 7420
3 GB RAM
Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Display 5.5 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels
401 PPI Density
5.7 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels
432 PPI Density
Camera 13 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
16 MP (Main)
8 MP (Front)
Battery 3300 mAh
Li-Ion
3300 mAh
Li-ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels Full HD (1920*1080)
Pixel Density 401 PPI 432 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 7420
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 1.5 GHz Octa-core Processor
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
GPU Adreno 405Mali-T720MP2 Mali-T760MP8
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 13 MP 16 MP
Front Camera Resolution 5 MP 8 MP
Dual Camera
Video
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging Autofocus, Touch Focus, Flash, Panorama, Geo-Tagging
GeneralGeneral
Operating System Android Android
OS Version Android OS, v5.1.1 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Weight 172 g 182 g
Dimensions 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm 158 x 76.8 x 6 mm
Thickness 7.3mm
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 16 GB 32 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 128 G microSD, Up to 256 GB
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 v4.2
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC Yes
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
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 - 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
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
A-GPS, Glonass
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 3300 mAh 3300 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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