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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
577 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
441 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.48 %
67.92 %

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

3GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
2700 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP
12.2 MP

Features

OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor
OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
8 MP

Features

HDR
 

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 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), 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 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, 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

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 749
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