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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
577 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

66.27 %
64.29 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530

RAM

3GB
4GB

Internal storage

32GB, not expandable
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single 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: F1.7; 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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

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

Front

5 MP (HDR)
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)
5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

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

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Camo green, Titanium gray, Sandy gold

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)
 

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
HSPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
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; Multiple antennas, MIMO

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
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, ANT+, 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

 
$ 795
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