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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

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.39 %
83.97 %

Peak brightness

 
420 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Exynos 9611

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 405
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

2GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB, available to use: 10.8 GB
64GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 49 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
6000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

13 MP (OIS, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

5 MP
32 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

5.70 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm)
6.27 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159.2 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.74 oz (191.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, White
Blue, Black, Red

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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
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, OTG, Charging, Video out
Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 24, 2015
Feb 07, 2020

FCC ID value: A3LSMA510FD link
FCC ID value: A3LSMM315F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.23 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body

0.38 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.98 W/kg
1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.77 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

 
15W fast charger, Data cable, Ejection pin, User Manual

Price

 
€ 240
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