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$339 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
577 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
442 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

70.48 %
77.36 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 630

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
2915 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

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 (HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches (145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Pink, 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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects
Album art cover, Background playback

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; 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, Barometer

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide

MSRP

 
$ 799
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