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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1312 x 2560 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

504 ppi
295 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

84.85 %
81.38 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

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"
 

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

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

Video capture

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

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 (174 g)
4.97 oz (141 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 54
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

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 LPDDR4
2 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
21.3 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3040 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
 

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
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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

FCC 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

Availability

Officially announced

May 30, 2017
 
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