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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2015 December 2015 February 2016
Status Available - September 2015 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 53,999 ($794.10) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black, Gold, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight 192 g (6.77 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
SIM Type - - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300) - A1633
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
SAR US 1.12 W/kg (head)
1.14 W/kg (body)
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SAR EU 0.93 W/kg (head)
0.98 W/kg (body)
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Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)
- 3D Touch display
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 9 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor 2 GHz Dual-core, Apple A9 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890
GPU - - Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 2 TB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Sapphire Crystal Glass, Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.2 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.51% 72.38% 72.33%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio, recording -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash Real-tone Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Phase-Detection AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama) Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size,Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0, reversible connector microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 2 TB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery (11.1 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2915 mAh 2900 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 24 h (3G) - -