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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced Expected Announcement - December 2014 March 2015 February 2016
Status Rumored - January 2015 Available - April 2015 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 19,499 ($286.75) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.9 x 75.9 x 6.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.25 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - SM-A700*/DS
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G920V, G920P
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G920V, G920P, G920R
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G930V, G930R
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G920V HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G930A, G930V
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G930T
4G Network LTE LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G920V LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G930A
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.24 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Adreno 405 Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 530
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64/128 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.1 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.64% 70.76% 72.33%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, 1/2.6" Sensor Size, 26 mm, f/1.7, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, 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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM - G930R
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not 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
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2550 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - Up to 23 h (3G) -