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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Samsung
Announced March 2015 September 2015 August 2017
Status Available - April 2015 Available - September 2015 Available - August 2017
Price Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 41,999 ($617.63) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Meteor Grey, Tungsten Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm
(5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 132 g (4.66 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz) 208.1 g (7.34.0.04 oz)
SIM Type - - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700) - A1688
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(
LTE
SAR US 1.58 W/kg (head)
1.34 W/kg (body)
1.14 W/kg (head)
1.14 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.33 W/kg (head)
0.59 W/kg (body)
0.87 W/kg (head)
0.98 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)
- 3D Touch display
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Samsung Pay
IP68 certified
MIL-STD-810G certified - dust, humidity, rain, vibration, and shock resistant
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) iOS 9 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 2 GHz Dual-core, Apple A9 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
GPU Mali-T760 - Adreno 540
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 16/64/128 GB 64 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 4.7 inches 5.8 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.96% 65.45% 74.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 12 MP
Flash LED Flash Real-tone Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase-Detection AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama) Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps [Similar] 8 MP, AF [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, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
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, 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 v2.0, reversible connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG 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 (6.9 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 1715 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - Up to 240 h (3G) -
Talk Time - Up to 14 h (3G) -