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magic score<50<50
PriceRs. 26,301 onwardsRs. 13,490 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Aug, 2015Aug, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 6.0
Screen Size5.7 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)Super AMOLED
Processor1.8 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor NameExynos 5430 (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad core)Exynos 7580
GPUMali-T628Mali-T720MP2
RAM2 GB1.5 GB
Camera16.0 MP13.0 MP
Internal Memory32 GB16 GB
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)GSM+GSM
Thickness5.9 mm7.5 mm
Weight151 gm171 gm
Battery Capacity3050 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Standby304 hrs354 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)17.00 hrs18.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 11 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: Up to 51 hrsInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrs
Fingerprint sensorYes
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Very good build quality
  • Samsung's thinnest smartphone to date
  • Very good design - the metallic edges and frame, along with the thin bezels, give it the kind of sophistication that you would expect from flagship devices
  • The phone's back is grippy and has a nice finish
  • Very good display - bright, sharp, detailed, and has vibrant color reproduction
  • New improved TouchWiz UI over Android is running lean and functional
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Fingerprint scanner works flawlessly
  • Good camera - images are sharp, and detailed and have good color reproduction
  • Very good loudspeaker
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Very good call quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • No major negatives
  • Average loudspeaker
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