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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels,
282 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.51 %
71.39 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Mali-T830 MP2

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 23.1 GB
16GB, available to use: 10.1 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.7

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP
13 MP (Flash)

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.3 x 71.3 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.64 oz (160.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink

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), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

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

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
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 06, 2016
May 03, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMA520F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ530F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.30 W/kg
0.12 W/kg

Body

0.55 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
1.01 W/kg
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