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Display

Size

4.3 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

960 x 540 pixels,
256 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

66.77 %
73.93 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 615

RAM

1.5GB
4GB

Internal storage

8GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

1900 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP
12.2 MP

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
OIS, PDAF

Video recording

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

Features

 
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Black, Purple, White

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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
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 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

 
$ 399
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