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Launch Date (India) Sep, 2013 Dec, 2014
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Smartphone OS Android 4.3, Upgradeable to 5.0 Lollipop Android 4.2
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant IPS, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.9 GHz 1.7 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (1.9 GHz Quad Core + 1.3 GHz Quad Core) Mediatek MT6592
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Mali-450
RAM 3 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Zero Shutter Lag, Face Recognition, High Dynamic Range (HDR), Real-time Filters, AF/2.2 aperture, ISO Mode, White Balance, Focus Area, Scene Mode, 28mm wide angle lens
Secondary Camera 2.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording N/A
Internal Memory 32 GB 8 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB up to 32 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.3 mm 9.45 mm
Weight 168 gm 199 gm
Battery Capacity 3200 mAh 3100 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 775 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) 490 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 20.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A Internet use (on 3G network): 14 hrs, Internet use (on 2G network): 38 hrs, Music Playback Time: 60 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features S Voice; S Pen stylus; S Pen Optimized Features- Air Command, Screen Write, Action Memo, Scrapbook, S Finder, Pen Window, S Note, S Planner, Email with hand writing integration, S Pen Keeper, Quick Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper Artist, Shape Match, Formula Match; Samsung KNOX; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration; Dropbox (50 GB storage); My Magazine WiFi Direct; USB On-The-Go; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Textured back provides a good hand feel
  • Brilliant display with Full HD resolution, vibrant colors, excellent contrast, good brightness level, and wide viewing angles
  • Android with TouchWiz UI
  • Brilliant, slick performance
  • Fantastic note taking features
  • Tons of dedicated 'S Pen' Apps
  • Useful software add-ons like Reading Mode, Popup video, Multi-Window display
  • Excellent audio quality (via headphones)
  • Excellent video playback
  • Good camera
  • Great battery life
  • Excellent call quality
  • Good build quality
  • The phone has rounded corners, which sit well in the palm
  • Good, vibrant display
  • Easy-to-understand MIUI interface over Android
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Useful lite mode for people who might not be too tech-savvy
  • Good camera
  • Dual-SIM capability
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Big phone, not easy to carry around in your pocket, and uncomfortable for single-handed use
  • The interface loaded with tons of features, can be a bit overwhelming
  • Mediocre loudspeaker
  • Bulky
  • Glossy plastic back is a fingerprint magnet
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