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$210 VIEW ON AMAZON
$489 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

4.8 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
306 PPI
3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
550 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.82 %
88.66 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 640

RAM

1GB LPDDR2
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
3400 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Stand-by time (hours)

830 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

EIS, Video calling
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 MP
10 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches (149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White
Prism blue, Prism black, Prism white, Prism green, Flamingo pink

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 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Data cable, Travel adapter, Ejection Pin, USB Connector (OTG), Earphones by AKG, Quick Start Guide, Protective film

MSRP

 
$ 900
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