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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 445 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

70.89 %
71.60 %
84.36 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 430
Adreno 630

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)
Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh
3450 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12.3 MP (Laser autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, Video light
Video calling
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.3 MP
8 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
6.27 x 3.06 x 0.29 inches (159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm)
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
6.28 oz (178.0 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light
Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, Silver, White
Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 04, 2013
Sep 28, 2015
Jan 11, 2018

FCC ID value:

ZNFD821 link
QISH1511 link
A3LSMG960U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.92 W/kg
1.49 W/kg
0.35 W/kg

Body:

1.01 W/kg
0.81 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.46 W/kg
1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.23 W/kg
1.44 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399
$ 649
$ 720

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 31, 2013
Sep 29, 2015
Feb 25, 2018
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