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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

437 ppi
395 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
84.88 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
MediaTek Helio G90T

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Mali G76 MC4

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Available to use

49.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Fast charging

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1414 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
 

Music playback

62.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

 
 

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Macro

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Fourth camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization

Front

25 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.35 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.35 x 76.4 x 8.79 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
7.05 oz (200 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Resistance

 
Splash

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Mineral grey, Pearl white, Forest green

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
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

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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, ac, dual-band; 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, Mass storage device
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 08, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.51 W/kg
 

Body

0.46 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.02 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.61 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Power adapter, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 10, 2019
 
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