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Posted on: Mar 28th 2016, 7:09AM
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Technology     GSM / HSPA / LTE

Dimensions
   150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 in)
Weight             157 g (5.54 oz)


Display    
Type                Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size                 5.5 inches (~76.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution     1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch       Yes
Protection       Corning Gorilla Glass 4
                          - Always-on display
                          - TouchWiz UI
                          - Curved edge screen


OS                    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset           Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
                         Exynos 8890 Octa
CPU                 Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
                         Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU                 Adreno 530
                         Mali-T880 MP12


Memory    
Card slot         microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
                          microSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
Internal            32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM


Camera    
Primary            12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
Features          1/2.6" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus,      face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video                2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., check quality

Comms    
WLAN               Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth         v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
GPS                  Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC                  Yes
Radio                No
USB                  microUSB v2.0, USB Host


Sensors          Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Browser          HTML5
Battery             Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery
                           - Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
                           - Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) - market dependent
   
Colors              Black, White, Gold, Silver
 

Review

 The Good

  • Polished design
  • Awesome camera
  • Long battery life
  • microSD storage slot and water-resistant
  • Excellent grip
  • Excellent screen quality
  • Floating Game Tools button
  • Camera focus speed
  • Wider f/1.7 aperture (bright pictures)




The Bad

  • Annoyingly reflective
  • Smudge magnet
  • Plastic-looking selfies even with no filter
  • No removable battery
  • Does not support Adoptable Storage
  • Fingerprint sensor fails in the rain
  • Mono speaker
     
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