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This rugged version of Samsung's flagship phone includes a heart rate monitor and sports a faster processor and larger battery than last year's model. Other features include an infrared universal remote control, 16-megapixel main camera, front camera, removable battery, and a memory card slot.

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LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
WCDMA 850 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE  (4G)
700  band 17 / Lower 700  USA (AT&T)
850  band 5 (V) / Cellular  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
1700  band 4 (IV) / AWS  Americas
1800  band 3 (III) / DCS  Europe, Asia, Africa
1900  band 2 (II) / PCS  Americas
2100  band 1 (I) / IMT  Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel
2600  band 7 (VII) / IMT-E  Canada, South America, Europe, Asia

WCDMA  (3G / 4G)
850  band 5 (V) / Cellular  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
1900  band 2 (II) / PCS  Americas
2100  band 1 (I) / IMT  Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel

GSM  (2G)
850  Cellular  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
900  Europe, Asia, Africa
1800  DCS  Europe, Asia, Africa
1900  PCS  Americas
Weight 6 oz   (170 g)
Dimensions 5.72" x 2.89" x 0.35"   (145 x 73 x 8.9 mm)
Battery Talk: 29 hours max.   (1740 minutes)
Standby: 480 hours max.   (20 days)
2800 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: OLED (Full-Color)
Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
5.1"   diagonal
Colors: 16.7 million (24-bit)
OS / Platform Android
version 4.4
Processor 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Memory 16 GB internal storage, raw hardware
11.5 GB internal storage, available to user
SIM card size Micro (3FF)
FCC ID A3LSMG870A » (Approved May 8, 2014)
A3LSMG870F » (Approved Oct 21, 2014)

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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Ruggedized rated IP67 for dust, shock, and water resistance
Water-Resistant Rating: IPX7 (snorkeling)
Wireless Charging -
Adjustable Text Size Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3, T4 (very tele-coil compatible)
Multiple Languages Yes
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
External Display -
Polyphonic Ringtones -
Ringer Profiles -
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.6, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.3, HID, PAN, MAP
version 4.0
Infrared (IR) includes Smart Remote app
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot for up to eight devices
NFC supports Softcard
PC Sync Kies
USB Speed: 3.0 Super Speed
micro-USB connector
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,ac,b,g,n
supports MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
Multiple Numbers per Name Yes
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Changeable Faceplates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Data & Network
Data Tethering Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode Yes
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 4)
WAP / Web Browser Yes
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Side Keys "action", volume on left / lock on right
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
works through gloves
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 128 GB
Email Client Protocols Supported: Gmail, Exchange, POP, IMAP
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: Google Hangouts, ChatON
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AMR, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 16+ megapixel
PD auto-focus, LED flash, BSI sensor / HDR, panorama, face detection
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 2-megapixel
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
Streaming Video Yes
TV Output MHL 2.1
Video Capture Resolution: 4K UHD
Video Sharing -
Alarm Yes
Calculator Yes
Calendar Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet -
SyncML -
To-Do List -
Voice Memo Yes
Games Yes
Java (J2ME) -
Call Screening -
HD Voice Yes
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone Yes


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