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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

312 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

67.85 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Radio

FM
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Available to use

9.7 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2350 mAh
1960 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

41.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 21, 2016
Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value: A3LSMA320F link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3091A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body

0.74 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.94 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 849
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