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Excellence Score
18.9
24.8
Value for Money Score
62.6
47.3
Price Rs. 7,990 onwards Rs. 21,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jul, 2015 Apr, 2014
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0 Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.1 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 432 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.2 GHz 1.9 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Exynos 5 Octa 5422 (Quad Core Cortex A15 1.9 Ghz + Quad Core Cortex A7 1.3 Ghz)
GPU Adreno 306 Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 16.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features F/1.9 Aperture, Beauty Face, Continuous Shots, Sensor Size: 1/3.06-inch, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, Zoom Support Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Video Stabilization, Dual Video Recording
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 2.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Flash Full HD Video Recording
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.9 mm 8.1 mm
Weight 146 gm 145 gm
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 2800 mAh
Battery Standby 342 hrs 390 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A 21.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 18.00 hrs 16.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters Internet 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: 62 hrs Internet Usage Time (3G): 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 12 hrs, Video Playback Time: 12 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 46 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support; KIES air; FM Recording; Noise Filtration; Cloud Storage (100 GB) Fingerprint Scanner; Dust and Water resistant; Wireless charging; ANT+ support; Smart Stay; Smart Pause; Smart Scroll; Air Gestures; IR Remote Control; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; USB On-The-Go; WiFi Dual Band; WiFi Direct; Noise Filtration; Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage); Download Booster
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Solid build quality
  • Good display - natural color reproduction, good viewing angles, and good sunlight legibility
  • New improved TouchWiz UI on top of Android is clean, and functional
  • Good speed/performance in day to day tasks and activities
  • Decent camera - decent images with natural color reproduction, good contrast levels, accurate white balance, and a good amount of detail
  • Very good battery life
  • Stylish, classy design with dotted patterns on the back
  • Relatively comfortable to hold and operate, for a phone of this size
  • Excellent build quality
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Brilliant AMOLED display, with wide span brightness controls, great contrast levels, and superb viewing angles
  • Android with a new, modern, flat TouchWiz user interface, which is a definite step-up from before
  • Cutting edge hardware, and excellent software (interface) optimization, ensures that this is easily one of the fastest smartphones to date
  • Many useful Samsung apps like S Health
  • Excellent, well-featured camera, with super-fast focus speed - easily among the best ever smartphone cameras
  • Sound coming through the loudspeaker is very powerful and pretty deep
  • Excellent video playback
  • Very good photo/video editors
  • Good battery life, with additional useful power-saving features (Power Saving Mode, and Ultra Power Saving Mode)
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

  • Neither the fingerprint sensor, nor the heart rate monitor are groundbreaking or particularly well implemented
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