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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2015 August 2015 February 2016
Status Available - June 2015 Available - August 2015 Available - March 2016
Price Rs. 595 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 40,800 ($600.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yes Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum Black, Gold, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm
(6.03 x 3 x 0.3 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) 171 g (6.03 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 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 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), 17(700), 20(800) LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation,
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- S Pen stylus
- 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 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 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 Mali-T760 Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 3 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 32/64 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 2 TB

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 5.1 inches 5.7 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.76% 76.92% 72.33%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED Flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR 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 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, Optical Stabilization, Dual-video Rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [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 Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps/ LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, 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/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 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 2 TB
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 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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2550 mAh 3000 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 23 h (3G) - -