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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
720 x 1480 pixels

Pixel density

537 PPI
274 PPI

Technology

P-OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.66 %
75.79 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 506

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3520 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase-detection autofocus, CCD image sensor

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

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
16 megapixels

Features

 
Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.27 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches (159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

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

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable, Documentation, Quick Start Guide, Headphones and SIM removal tool.

MSRP

$ 949
 
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