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Display

Size

5.1 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

64.29 %
86.66 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4GB
6GB

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP (HDR)
16 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)
6.26 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159 x 75.1 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Soft keys

Colors

Camo green, Titanium gray, Sandy gold
Black, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 795
 
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