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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18:9
20:9

Pixel density

442 ppi
393 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

77.36 %
85.97 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 612

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Available to use

 
108.3 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2915 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
28.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours

Music playback

 
128.00 hours

Video playback

 
24.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
 

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Blink detection, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus
 

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches (145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Black, Pink, Blue, White

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA

2G Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 31, 2018
Mar 28, 2019

FCC ID value: A4RG013A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA705FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.34 W/kg
0.26 W/kg

Body

1.34 W/kg
0.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.34 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide
25W charger

MSRP price

$ 799
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 09, 2018
Mar 26, 2019

Expected Announcement

Oct 09, 2018
 
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