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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
568 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

84.36 %
75.98 %

Peak brightness

 
550 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 630

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
 

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

 
20 MP (Telephoto, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
20 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.36 x 2.97 x 0.36 inches (161.62 x 75.4 x 9.25 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.70 oz (190.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
Notification light

Colors

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue
Black, Gray, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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), 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), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 11, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG960U link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.35 W/kg
 

Body

0.96 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.95 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

 
Black Shark Gamepad, Power Adapter, USB Type-C Data Cable, Type-C Audio Adapter, Protective Case, Screen Protector, SIM Tray Ejector, Quick Start Guide

Price

$ 720
 
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