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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

267 ppi
570 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.22 %
84.26 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.99 x 0.37 inches (154.2 x 75.9 x 9.4 mm)
5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)

Weight

6 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black
Black, Gold, Silver, Purple, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Mobile
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 8909
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 304
Adreno 540

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3080 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Talk time

13.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
30.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

14.3 days (343 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
13.4 days (321 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Internet use

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

Music playback

 
88.00 hours

Video playback

 
17.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 16, 2015
Apr 06, 2017

FCC ID value: SRQ-Z959 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG950U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.69 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body

0.16 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.44 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.16 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 130
 
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