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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1312 x 2560 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Pixel density

504 ppi
295 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

84.85 %
81.38 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
Aperture size: F1.9

Second camera

13 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)
5.80 x 2.74 x 0.33 inches (147.3 x 69.6 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
4.97 oz (141 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 54
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue, White
Black

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7884

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
21.3 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 29, 30, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3040 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
 

Talk time (4G)

 
23 hours

Stand-by time (4G)

 
11.2 days (270 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Internet use

 
LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
64.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 26, 2017
May 22, 2019

FCC ID value: 2ALBB-A11 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA102U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.28 W/kg
0.47 W/kg

Body

0.76 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.92 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.70 W/kg
0.60 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Standard charging block, USB-C cable, QuickStart guide

MSRP price

$ 700
$ 210
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