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Display

Size

5.1 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
577 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
537 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

66.27 %
83.68 %

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
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 630

RAM

3GB
6GB

Internal storage

32GB, not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)
6.25 x 2.98 x 0.3 inches (158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Aurora black, Moroccan blue

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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 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, 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 Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

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

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 900
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