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Display

Size

7.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

1200 x 1920 pixels,
323 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body

62.32 %
80.91 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3950 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front

1.2 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 inches (200 x 114 x 8.65 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

10.55 oz (299 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)
10.9 oz (309 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Colors

 
Mocha

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 13(700 c), 17(700 b)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
 

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide

MSRP

$ 350
$ 240
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