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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2015 February 2016 February 2016
Status Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black, Gold, Silver Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
User Interface - TouchWiz UI -
Processor Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
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 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 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12 Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 3 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 2 TB microSD upto 256GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.11% 72.33% 76.13%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording - -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 µm Pixel Size,Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 µm Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, 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@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, 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, USB OTG microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 2 TB microSD upto 256GB
USB OTG Supported Supported 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 present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 3000 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 78 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) - -