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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio,
435 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.51 %
81.47 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9609

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

3GB
4GB

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP
12 MP

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
PDAF

Second camera

 
16 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Depth information

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, Continuous autofocus, EIS

Front

16 MP
12 MP

Features

 
HDR

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.30 x 2.80 x 0.36 inches (160.1 x 71.2 x 9.15 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash; IP X2

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Denim blue, Pearl white

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Mobile

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
10W Charger, USB-C Cable, SIM Pin, Guides, Protect cover, Earphones (for selected countries)

MSRP

 
$ 350
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