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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

576 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

72.30 %
68.88 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust
Splash, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 53

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 530

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

24.5 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2770 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Yes

Talk time

 
26.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

 
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

11 hours
 

LTE

13 hours
13 hours

Wi-Fi

14 hours
13 hours

Music playback

55.00 hours
110.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T3
M4, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
Feb 12, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link
FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW4100 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.43 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

1.06 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.03 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.0), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, In box promos and collateral

MSRP price

$ 699
$ 749
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