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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

85.24 %
83.41 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

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

4GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Available to use

107 GB
102.8 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
20.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time

 
23.0 days (552 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

92.00 hours
86.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

25 MP
12 MP

Features

PDAF
OIS, Laser and PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 MP
13 MP

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: F2.4; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

5 MP
 

Features

Depth information
 

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Object tracking, EIS

Front

25 MP
32 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
6.27 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (159.3 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Aurora black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), 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, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 11, 2019
Sep 18, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link
FCC ID value: ZNFG850UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.34 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body

0.45 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.44 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.20 W/kg
1.28 W/kg

Phablet

1.07 W/kg
3.82 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 350
$ 700

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 25, 2019
Sep 06, 2019
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