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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 40 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2015, December. Released 2015, December 2017, January. Released 2017, January
Status Discontinued Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm (5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in) 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm (6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 186 g (6.56 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~74.3% screen-to-body ratio) 5.7 inches, 89.6 cm2 (~73.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density) 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Exynos 7580 Octa (28 nm)
Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) - China
Exynos 7880 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) - China
Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 405 - China
Mali-T830MP3
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 3GB RAM 32GB 3GB RAM
 eMMC 5.0 or eMMC 4.5 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Modules 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF, OIS 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Modules 5 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide) 16 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0┬Ám
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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
Radio FM radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0 USB Type-C 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 ANT+ ANT+
Samsung Pay
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3300 mAh, non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh, non-removable
Charging 18W wired 18W wired
Stand-by
Talk time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 23 h (3G)
Music play Up to 78 h Up to 59 h
Misc
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud
SAR 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)     1.00 W/kg (head)     0.71 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.41 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)     0.21 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)    
Models SM-A710F, SM-A710S, SM-A710M, SM-A710FD, SM-A710Y, SM-A7100, SM-A710L, SM-A710K, SM-A7108 SM-A720F, SM-A720S
Price About 190 EUR About 280 EUR
Tests
Performance GFXBench: 5.2fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.124(sunlight)
Camera Compare PHOTO / Compare VIDEO
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 81dB
Audio quality Noise-91.9dB / Crosstalk -90.3dB
Battery life Endurance rating 96h Endurance rating 115h

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