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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
518 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
537 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

76.62 %
76.66 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3520 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
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, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 949
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