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Display

Size

8.4 inches
8.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels,
359 PPI
1280 x 800 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
189 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

76.61 %
70.98 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 1950 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-T628 MP6
Adreno 504

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4900 mAh
5100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording

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

Features

 
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.38 x 4.94 x 0.26 inches (212.8 x 125.6 x 6.6 mm)
8.27 x 4.90 x 0.31 inches (210 x 124.4 x 8 mm)

Weight

10.51 oz (298.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
12.17 oz (345.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Silver

Phone functionality

Yes
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

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, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

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
 
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