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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2015 March 2016 June 2016
Status Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016 Available - June 2016
Price Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 15,990 ($235.15) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 53,640 ($794.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Gold, White, Pink White, Gray, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm
(5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
148.8 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 185 g (6.53 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J710F, J710H
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J710M
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - J710F LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
GPU - Adreno 405 Adreno 530
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 5.5 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.38% 72.16% 64.32%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Autofocus, f/1.9, 28mm, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face 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 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, LED Flash [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, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 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 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not 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 Removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2900 mAh 3300 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - Up to 354 h -
Talk Time - - -