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Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating System
Android 5.1
Android 7.0
Cpu Speed
2.1 GHz
2.3 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa (7420)
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
GPU
yesyes
yesyes
GPU Model
ARM Mali-T760 MP8
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Ram memory
4GB
4GB

Display

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Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.70 in
6.20 in
Resolution
1440, 2560
1440, 2960
Technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
518 ppi
529 ppi
Dual screen support
nono
nono
Scratch resistant display
yesyes
yesyes
HDR
nono
yesyes

Camera

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Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
5 Mpx
8 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
16 Mpx
12 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size
1/2.6"
1/2.5"
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
Highest video resolution
3840x2160 px
3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
120 fps
60 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
1920, 1080
Autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
LED Flash
yesyes
yesyes
Optical image stabilization
yesyes
yesyes

Storage

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Memory card reader
nono
yesyes

Dimensions

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Colour of product
Black, Gold, Silver, White
Black, Blue, Gold, Grey, Pink, Purple, Silver, Turquoise
Material
Aluminium, Glass
Aluminium, Glass
Height
6.08 in
6.28 in
Width
2.98 in
2.89 in
Depth
0.27 in
0.32 in
Weight
0.34 lb
0.38 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
nono
nono
Water resistant
nono
yesyes
Shock resistant
nono
nono

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yesyes
yesyes
Fingerprint
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes
Barometer
yesyes
yesyes
Heart Rate Monitor
yesyes
yesyes
Proximity
yesyes
yesyes
ANT+
yesyes
yesyes

Navigation

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Built-in navigation system
yesyes
yesyes
GPS
yesyes
yesyes
A-GPS
yesyes
yesyes
BeiDou
yesyes
yesyes
GLONASS
yesyes
yesyes

Connectivity

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Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
DLNA certified
nono
nono
Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth Version
4.2
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP, AVRCP
NFC
yesyes
yesyes
Connector type
USB
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
2.0
3.1 (Gen 2)
Type of USB connector
Micro-USB
USB-C
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yesyes
yesyes
Video output
nono
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

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2G GSM
yesyes
yesyes
3G UMTS
yesyes
yesyes
HSPA+
yesyes
yesyes
DC-HSPA
yesyes
yesyes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)
300/50
1000/150
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
yesyes
Streaming standards
Google Cast
Google Cast, Miracast
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

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Exchangeable battery
nono
nono
Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
3500 mAh
Talk Time 2G
20 h
24 h
Talk Time 3G
20 h
24 h
Supports fast charging
nono
yesyes
Supports wireless charging
yesyes
yesyes
Wireless charging standard
PMA, QI
PMA, QI
Built-in wireless charging
yesyes
yesyes

Voice

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Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
yesyes
yesyes
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)
nono
yesyes