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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
367 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
516 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.63 %
83.51 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 8940
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 505
Adreno 630

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4080 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

2 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS

Front

8 MP
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.54 x 3.33 x 0.33 inches (166.1 x 84.6 x 8.4 mm)
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

 
Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 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), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.

MSRP

$ 129
$ 1000
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