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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

66.27 %
67.58 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
2900 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus

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

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

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), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

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, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 969
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