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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
386 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
411 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

73.78 %
74.55 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 23 GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3600 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
24 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 18 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP
24 MP (Flash)

Design

Dimensions

6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches (156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm)
6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 inches (159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

6.56 oz (186.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

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

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

UMTS

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

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, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 01, 2016
Sep 13, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMA720F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA750FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Body

0.71 W/kg
0.39 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

3.78 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.08 W/kg
1.05 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation
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