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Display

Display size

8.4 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1600 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

359 ppi
359 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.61 %
77.17 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Yes

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
8.37 x 4.91 x 0.29 inches (212.6 x 124.8 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
11.15 oz (316 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

 
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Gray

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
HiSilicon Kirin 960

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Mali-G71 MP8

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time (3G)

29.00 hours
the average is 45 h (2700 min)
 

Music playback

80.00 hours
 

Video playback

12.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 16, 2014
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMT705 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.19 W/kg
 

Body

1.01 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
9V 2A travel charger, Type-C charging/data cable, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headset jack adapter cable
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