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Display

Size

5.3 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
554 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
441 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.15 %
75.60 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G71

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 22.4 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

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

Second camera

8 MP
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

HDR, Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
16 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 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), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
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, Video out, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Nov 14, 2017

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA530F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.26 W/kg

Body

 
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.98 W/kg
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