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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 395 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 570 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.42 %
84.26 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 618
Adreno 540

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5020 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

16 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.53 x 3.02 x 0.35 inches (165.75 x 76.68 x 8.8 mm)
5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)

Weight:

7.37 oz (209.0 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Interstellar grey, Aurora blue, Glacier white
Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red

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), 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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Infrared
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 06, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG950U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.46 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 249

In The Box:

22.5W Wire charger, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 23, 2020
Mar 29, 2017
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