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Display

Size:

8.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels, 189 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI

Technology:

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

64.78 %
84.36 %

Features:

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 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 630

RAM:

2GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.2.2, 4.1.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.3 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches (210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm)
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)

Weight:

11.92 oz (338.0 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus
Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue

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), 19(800 Upper), 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+), 46

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 Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0

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, OTG, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 12, 2013
Jan 11, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LGTN5100 link
A3LSMG960U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.78 W/kg
0.35 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 720

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2013
Feb 25, 2018
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