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Display

Size

8.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

800 x 1280 pixels,
189 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI

Technology

TFT
OLED

Screen-to-body

64.78 %
82.53 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 618

RAM

2GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

Device type

Tablet
Smartphone

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.2.2, 4.1.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity

4600 mAh
3140 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
EIS

Front

1.3 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches (210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

11.92 oz (338.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus
 

Keys

 
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

 
Just black

Phone functionality

Yes
 

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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 12, 2013
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value: A3LGTN5100 link
FCC ID value: A4RG025J link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.78 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

 
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 349

In The Box

 
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 24, 2013
Aug 03, 2020
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