• 6" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 4000 mAh
  • 5.5" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3300 mAh
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Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A9 (2016) (2015)Galaxy A7 (2016) (2015)
Display6" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED5.5" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh3300 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 200g (7.1oz), 161.7x80.9x7.4 mm (6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 inches)IP Rating, 172g (6.1oz), 151.5x74.1x7.3 mm (5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches)
Display
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)6"5.5"
Display/Body Ratio75.9%74.3%
Resolution1920x10801920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)367 PPI401 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Camera 0
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Megapixel13-MP13-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.9
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Camera 1
NameFront CameraFront Camera
Megapixel8-MP5-MP
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh3300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time17 hours
Music Playback Time78 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8976 Snapdragon 652Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa
Processor ModelMSM8939
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.8 & quad-core 1.2 GHzquad-core 1.2 & quad-core 1.5 GHz
RAM Options3GB3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1Android 5.1.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
SAR US Head1.19 W/Kg1.19 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.33 W/Kg1.25 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.18 W/Kg0.41 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.55 W/Kg0.55 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

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