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Display

Size

5.6 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
441 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
563 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

75.60 %
82.97 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71
Adreno 630

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB, available to use: 47.42 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP (Dual-Camera)
8 MP (Wide Angle)

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
6.03 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz
5.71 oz

172.0 g
162.0 g

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue
Platinum gray, Aurora black, Moroccan blue, Raspberry rose

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

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 3.1

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Video out, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 14, 2017
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA530F link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.26 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.54 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
 
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