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key specs
Display6.30-inch5.80-inch5.70-inch5.70-inch
Processorocta-core octa-core 1.5GHz octa-core2.7GHz quad-core
Front Camera8-megapixel 8-megapixel 5-megapixel3.7-megapixel
Resolution1440x2960 pixels1440x2960 pixels1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
RAM6GB4GB4GB3GB
OSAndroid 7.1.1Android 7.0Android 5.1.1Android 4.4
Storage64GB64GB32GB32GB
Rear Camera12-megapixel + 12-megapixel 12-megapixel 16-megapixel16-megapixel
Battery Capacity3300mAh3000mAh3000mAh3220mAh
general
Release dateAugust 2017March 2017August 2015September 2014
Launched in IndiaYesYes--
Form factorTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)162.50 x 74.80 x 8.60148.90 x 68.10 x 8.00153.20 x 76.10 x 7.60153.50 x 78.60 x 8.50
Weight (g)195.00155.00171.00176.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3300300030003220
Removable batteryNoNoNoYes
Fast chargingQuick Charge 2.0Quick Charge 2.0--
ColoursMidnight Black, Orchid GrayMidnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple GoldWhite Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium-
SAR value0.22-1.53-
display
Screen size (inches)6.305.805.705.70
TouchscreenYesYesYesYes
Resolution1440x2960 pixels1440x2960 pixels1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Protection typeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass--
Aspect ratio18.5:918.5:9--
Pixels per inch (PPI)-570518515
hardware
Processorocta-core (4x2.3GHz + 4x1.7GHz)octa-core (4x2.35GHz + 4x1.9GHz)1.5GHz octa-core2.7GHz quad-core
Processor makeSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895Samsung Exynos 8895Exynos 7420Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
RAM6GB4GB4GB3GB
Internal storage64GB64GB32GB32GB
Expandable storageYesYesNoYes
Expandable storage typemicroSDmicroSD-microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)256256-128
camera
Rear camera12-megapixel (f/1.7, 1.4-micron) + 12-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.0-micron)12-megapixel (f/1.7, 1.4-micron)16-megapixel16-megapixel
Rear autofocusPhase detection autofocusPhase detection autofocus--
Rear flashLEDDual LEDLEDLED
Front camera8-megapixel (f/1.7, 1.22-micron)8-megapixel (f/1.7, 1.22-micron)5-megapixel3.7-megapixel
Front autofocusYesYes--
software
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1Android 7.0Android 5.1.1Android 4.4
SkinSamsung Experience 8.5---
connectivity
Wi-FiYesYesYesYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPSYesYesYesYes
BluetoothYes, v 5.00YesYes, v 4.20Yes, v 4.10
NFCYesYesYesYes
InfraredNoNoNoYes
USB OTGYesNoYesNo
USB Type-CYesYes--
HeadphonesYes3.5mm3.5mm3.5mm
FMNoNoNoNo
Number of SIMs2111
sim 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM-Nano-SIMMicro-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSMGSMGSMGSM
3GYesYesYesYes
4G/ LTEYesYesYesYes
sim 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM---
GSM/CDMAGSM---
3GYes---
4G/ LTEYes---
sensors
Fingerprint sensorYesYes--
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYesYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYesYesYes
AccelerometerYesYesYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYesYesYes
GyroscopeYesYesYesYes
BarometerYesYesYesYes
Temperature sensorNoNoNoNo