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Display

Size

8.4 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
359 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
393 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

77.17 %
85.97 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Adreno 612

RAM

4GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB, available to use: 108.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

5100 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 MP (PDAF)
 

 
PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

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

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

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

Video recording

Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
32 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

11.15 oz
6.46 oz

316.0 g
183.0 g

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 28, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA705FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.26 W/kg

Body

 
0.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.38 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

9V 2A travel charger, Type-C charging/data cable, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headset jack adapter cable
25W charger
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