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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.00 %
85.24 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Tempered Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

23 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video calling
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.43 oz (154 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Green, White
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Available to use

23 GB
107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

13.16 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

22.5 days (540 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

87.00 hours
92.00 hours

Video playback

8.70 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 13, 2015
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: PY7-PM0901 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.55 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.59 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.16 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.64 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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