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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 - CAN-L01L11 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  HSDPA 800 / 850 / 2100 - CAN-L02L12
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - CAN-L03L13
4G Network 1, 3, 7, 8, 20, 38 - CAN-L01L11 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 40, 41, 66
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 28, 38, 40 - CAN-L02L12
  2, 4, 5, 7, 28, 12, 17 - CAN-L03L13
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
Launch
Announced 2016, September. Released 2016, October 2021, March 17
Status Discontinued Available. Released 2021, March 26
Body
Dimensions 141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 mm (5.56 x 2.72 x 0.28 in) 165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm (6.50 x 3.05 x 0.33 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 203 g (7.16 oz)
Build Glass front, aluminum back, aluminum frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
Display
Type IPS LCD Super AMOLED, 90Hz, 800 nits (HBM)
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~70.6% screen-to-body ratio) 6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density) 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat), EMUI 4.1 Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 (14 nm) Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 618
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Modules 12 MP, 1/2.9", 1.25µm, PDAF 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Features HDR, panorama LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
Modules 8 MP 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC No Yes (market/region dependent)
Infrared port No No
Radio FM radio No
USB USB Type-C USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass
  Virtual proximity sensing
Battery
Type Li-Po 3020 mAh, non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 18W Fast charging 25W
Stand-by
Talk time
Misc
Colors Prestige Gold, Mystic Silver, Titanium Grey, Obsidian Black Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue
SAR EU 0.23 W/kg (head)     1.17 W/kg (body)    
Models CAN-L01L11, CAN-L02L12, CAN-L03L13, CAN-L11, CAN-L01, CAN-L12, CAZ-AL10, CAZ-TL10, CAN-L13 SM-A725F, SM-A725F/DS, SM-A725M, SM-A725M/DS
Price About 200 EUR $ 429.99 / £ 380.00 / € 455.69 / ₹ 34,999
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1218
Basemark X: 10511
AnTuTu: 279342 (v8)
GeekBench: 6483 (v4.4), 1627 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1540:1 (nominal), 2.467 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Compare PHOTO / Compare VIDEO
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 80dB -26.4 LUFS (Good)
Audio quality Noise -68.9dB / Crosstalk -95.9dB
Battery life Endurance rating 84h Endurance rating 117h

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