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Display

Size

5.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

294 PPI
403 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.52 %
85.24 %

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Motorola X8
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait, 32-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

2GB
4GB

Internal storage

16GB
128GB

Available to use

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.4.4, 4.4, 4.2.2)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2130 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Stand-by time

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (511 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

10 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 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

LED
LED

Software Features

 
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

2 megapixels
25 megapixels

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.41 x 2.80 x 0.28 inches (137.5 x 71.2 x 7.18 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Kevlar
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Red
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 4(AWS-1), 13(700 c)
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
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

2G Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, RA, AMR, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo
 

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, E911
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T4
 

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 30, 2013
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: IHDT56PE2 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.30 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.32 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.23 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 350

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 23, 2013
Feb 25, 2019
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