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Display

Display size

5.6 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

441 ppi
432 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

75.60 %
83.96 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SDM712

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71
Adreno 616

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3070 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Talk time (3G)

19.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1414 min)
 

Internet use

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

Music playback

43.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Night mode, Self-timer

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (147.5 x 70.5 x 7.45 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue
Black, Purple, Blue

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 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

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), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
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 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

Sensors

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

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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
 

Availability

Officially announced

Dec 19, 2017
Feb 20, 2019
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