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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
577 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
554 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.48 %
70.15 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)

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: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

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 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)

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 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

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)

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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