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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
268 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.92 %
84.95 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches (158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Black, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
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, 2350 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
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
21.7 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

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 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

 
26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

 
82.00 hours

Video playback

 
21.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 15, 2017
 

FCC ID value: NM8G011A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.79 W/kg
 

Body

0.11 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.47 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.12 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 749
$ 250
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