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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
570 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
388 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.26 %
82.54 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
144Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 650

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

64GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
8 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)
6.64 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (168.56 x 78 x 9.75 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
7.69 oz (218.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red
Eclipse black, Hot Rod red

Cellular

5G

 
n41, n78, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

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), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, aptX

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
5.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0

Features

Charging, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 06, 2017
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG950U link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
 

Body

0.48 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.46 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 579

In The Box

 
Power adapter, Type-C data cable, SIM tray ejector, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 29, 2017
Apr 14, 2020
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