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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1520 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19:9

Pixel density

424 PPI
271 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.51 %
80.75 %

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
MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
IMG PowerVR GE8320

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Available to use

23.1 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
 

Talk time (3G)

16.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 18 hours
 

Music playback

53.00 hours
 

Video playback

19.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm

Second camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Object tracking

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.18 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (156.9 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Black, Green, Blue, Red

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), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 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

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), 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
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 06, 2016
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA520F link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.30 W/kg
 

Body

0.55 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 02, 2017
Aug 12, 2019
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