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Display

Size

5.5 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
326 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

73.28 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB, available to use: 10 GB
256GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity

3600 mAh
1821 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front

13 MP (Flash)
7 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.00 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches (152.5 x 74.8 x 8 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.38 oz (181.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Rose gold
Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
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, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Charging, OTG, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 12, 2017

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.09 W/kg

Body

 
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 849

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced

Jun 06, 2017
Sep 12, 2017
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