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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
401 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.93 %
85.24 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2457 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

8GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB, available to use: 107 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

OnePlus Dash Charge
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
25 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

20 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 36 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm
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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

16 MP (HDR)
25 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.40 oz (153.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
5.86 oz (166.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 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 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), 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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Mass storage device
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 20, 2017
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: 2ABZ2-A5000 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.36 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.84 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

3.57 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

Screen Protector (pre-applied), Dash TYpe-C Cable, Dash Power adapter, SIM Tray Ejector, Quick Start Guide, Safety information
 

Price

$ 539
$ 350
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