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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2015 December 2015 February 2016
Status Available - April 2015 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
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)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G930V, G930R
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G930A, G930V
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G930T
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) 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)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - 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, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 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
Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU Mali-T760 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 530
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.5 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.66% 74.11% 72.33%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 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 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [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 Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB OTG microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2550 mAh 3300 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - Up to 78 h -
Talk Time - Up to 17 h (3G) -