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$259 VIEW ON AMAZON

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
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

85.24 %
85.23 %

Features

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

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

4GB
6GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

25 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

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: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
16 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS
Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

25 MP
20 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Black, Purple, Blue

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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation

MSRP

$ 350
 
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