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$199 VIEW ON AMAZON
$600 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.1 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
432 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
531 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

69.76 %
83.68 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 630

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, 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
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
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, Autofocus)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.1 MP
8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz
6.67 oz

145.0 g
189.0 g

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue, Polaris blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 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

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out
Charging, OTG, Video out

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jan 11, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG965U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.36 W/kg

Body

 
0.79 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.04 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.94 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 840
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