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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
4G Network 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - C6603
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2013, January. Released 2013, February 2013, March. Released 2013, April
Status Discontinued Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm (5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 in) 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm (5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
Build Glass front, glass back, plastic frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Micro-SIM Micro-SIM
 IP57 dust/water resistant (up to 1m. and 30 mins)
Display
Type TFT Super AMOLED
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~69.8% screen-to-body ratio) 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~72.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density) 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
Protection Shatter proof glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to 5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to 5.0.1 (Lollipop), TouchWiz UI
Chipset Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro Exynos 5410 Octa (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A7)
GPU Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX544MP3
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot) microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 2GB RAM
  eMMC 5.0
Main Camera
Modules 13.1 MP, f/2.4, AF 13 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), 1/3.1", 1.14┬Ám, AF
Features LED flash, HDR LED flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Modules 2.2 MP 2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard)
Features Dual video call
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS No
USB microUSB 2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB On-The-Go microUSB 2.0 (MHL 2 TV-out), USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture
  ANT+
S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
Air gestures
Battery
Type Li-Ion 2330 mAh, non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh, removable
Charging Qi wireless charging - market dependent
Stand-by Up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 530 h (3G) Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G) Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play Up to 40 h Up to 62 h
Misc
Colors Black, White, Purple White Frost, Black Mist, Arctic Blue, Black Edition
SAR 1.05 W/kg (head)     0.56 W/kg (body)     0.85 W/kg (head)     1.55 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.48 W/kg (head)     0.42 W/kg (head)     0.54 W/kg (body)    
Models C6603, C6602, C6616, C6606 GT-I9500, SGH-I337M, SGH-M919, GT-I9507V, SHV-E330L, SPH-L720T, SHV-E300S, SHV-E300L, SHV-E300K, GT-I9507, SGH-M919N
Price About 270 EUR About 320 EUR
Tests
Display Contrast ratio: 705:1 (nominal) / 2.462:1 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 3.352:1 (sunlight)
Camera Compare PHOTO / Compare VIDEO
Loudspeaker Voice 60dB / Noise 58dB / Ring 61dB Voice 70dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 77dB
Audio quality Noise -81.9dB / Crosstalk -81.3dB Noise -95.9dB / Crosstalk -96.4dB
Battery life Endurance rating 48h Endurance rating 65h

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