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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3040 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

543 ppi
531 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

79.62 %
83.68 %

Features

90 Hz Refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
 

Hardware Features

Time-of-Flight (ToF)
 

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

10 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.31 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (160.4 x 75.2 x 8.2 mm)
6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

 
6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

 
Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (10)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

 
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

3700 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Talk time

 
35.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
14.2 days (342 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Internet use

 
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
102.00 hours

Video playback

 
20.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jan 11, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG965U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.36 W/kg

Body

 
0.79 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.04 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.94 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 840
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