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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
538 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
570 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.46 %
84.26 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 540

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 21.9 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm)
5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Interchangeable covers
 

Keys

Back: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gray, Brown, White
Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)
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), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0, EDR

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

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 16, 2015
Apr 06, 2017

FCC ID value: ZNFH815 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG950U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.75 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body

0.38 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.34 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.61 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Handsfree, Charger, USB cable, Manual
 

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 28, 2015
Mar 29, 2017
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