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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.90 %
67.13 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
MediaTek MT8168

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Mali G52 MC1

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
Android (9.0 Pie), FireOS UI

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
 

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
2 MP

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD)

Front

5 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.13 x 4.99 x 0.35 inches (206.5 x 126.7 x 8.9 mm)
7.95 x 5.39 x 0.38 inches (202 x 137 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

12.64 oz (358.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
12.52 oz (355.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)

Colors

Black
White, Black, Twilight blue, Plum, Slate

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Buyers information

In The Box

Product safety warning, Brochure, Quick start guide, Power Adapter, microUSB cable, ejection pin
 

Price

$ 250
$ 110
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