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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

85.24 %
83.66 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

25 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

5 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Depth information
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

25 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

MIL-STD-810 certified

 
Yes

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
 

Colors

 
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

107 GB
106 GB

Storage expansion

up to 512 GB
up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3500 mAh

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

12 hours
 

LTE

14 hours
 

Wi-Fi

15 hours
 

Music playback

92.00 hours
 

Video playback

19.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 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), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Phone profiles

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio

FM
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 11, 2019
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link
FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.34 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body

0.45 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.44 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.20 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet

1.07 W/kg
3.88 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset

MSRP price

$ 350
$ 820
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