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SummarySummary 78 Score 78 Score
Performance Exynos 7420 Octa
3 GB RAM
Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820Exynos 8890 Octa
4 GB RAM
Android OS, v6.0
Display 5.1 inches
1440 pixels
576 PPI Density
5.09 inches
1440 pixels
577 PPI Density
Camera 16 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
12 MP (Main)
5 MP (Front)
4K Video Recording
Battery 3500 mAh
Li-Ion
3000 mAh
Li-Ion
DisplayDisplay
Screen Size 5.1 inches 5.09 inches
Screen Resolution 1440x2560 pixels 1440x2560 pixels
Pixel Density 576 PPI 577 PPI
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ChipsetChipset
Brand Samsung Samsung
Chipset Exynos 7420 Octa Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820Exynos 8890 Octa
Processor Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz KryoQuad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
RAM 3 GB 4 GB
GPU Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 530Mali-T880 MP12
CameraCamera
Rear Camera Resolution 16 MP 12 MP
Front Camera Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Dual Camera
Video 4K Video Recording
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, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0
Weight 150 g 152 g
Dimensions 146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
Thickness
StorageStorage
Internal Storage 32 GB 32 GB
Card Slot No microSD, up to 200 G
Other 32GB storage, no card slot 32/64GB storage, microSD card slot
CommunicationCommunication
SIM Card Slots Single SIM Dual SIM
SIM Card Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
3.5 mm Jack Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
ConnectivityConnectivity
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 29(700), 40(2300)
LTE
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
GPRS
EDGE
Radio
BatteryBattery
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh 3000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Standby Time Up to 504 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 24 h (3G) Up to 22 h (3G)
Other FeaturesOther Features
Fingerprint Scanner
Waterproof
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Java No No
Other Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) , market dependent , ANT+ support , S-Voice natural language commands and dictation , Smart stay , OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage) , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player , Photo/video editor , Document editor Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) , market dependent , ANT+ support , S-Voice natural language commands and dictation , OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage) , Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic , MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player , Photo/video editor , Document editor
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