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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Google
Announced May 2012 March 2017 October 2016
Status Available - May 2012 Available - April 2017 Available - October 2016
Price - Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 67,000 ($769.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Very Silver, Quite Black, Really Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
154.7 x 75.7 x 8.6 mm
(6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor
- Google Magic
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 540 Adreno 530
RAM 1 GB 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 64 GB 32/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.8 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 84.06% 71.22%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Dual-LED (dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, 1.55µm Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar] 8 MP, f/2.0, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi 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, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not 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
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3000 mAh 3450 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 456 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) - Up to 26 h