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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

67.18 %
85.24 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (PDAF)
25 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 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

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
25 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 229
$ 350
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