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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2270 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.51 %
82.58 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.18 x 2.96 x 0.31 inches (157 x 75.3 x 8 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust
Splash

IP certified

IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 250, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 506

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

23.1 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

Yes
Motorola TurboPower

Talk time (3G)

16.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

13 hours
 

LTE

16 hours
 

Wi-Fi

18 hours
 

Music playback

53.00 hours
 

Video playback

19.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 06, 2016
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA520F link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.30 W/kg
 

Body

0.55 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
15W TurboPower charger, USB-C Cable, SIM pin, Guides

MSRP price

 
$ 299
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