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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 516 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 409 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

83.51 %
81.37 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 512

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS
Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
13 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
6.27 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

7.09 oz (201.0 g)
6.56 oz (186.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light, Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
Black, Blue, Red

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)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 03, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN960U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.27 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.35 W/kg

Phablet:

3.90 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000

In The Box:

S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.
Adapter, USB Cable type C, Tool to remove the SIM, User manual, Housing, Warranty

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 09, 2018
Jan 10, 2019
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