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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

401 PPI
268 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.33 %
84.95 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
 

Features

Autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.7

Second camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Depth information
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Flash
 

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.00 x 0.37 inches (153.5 x 76.2 x 9.5 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
 

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Gray, White
Prism crush black, Prism crush white, Prism crush violet, Prism crush green

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2, EDR
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Compass

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 10, 2017
Aug 19, 2019

FCC ID value: IHDT56WH1 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA307FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.42 W/kg
0.60 W/kg

Body

0.99 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.50 W/kg
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.17 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

3.41 W/kg
2.64 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 01, 2017
Aug 22, 2019
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