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Key Specifications
display 5.8" 5.8" display
resolution 1440x2960 1440x2960 resolution
ratio ? 18.5:9 ratio
camera1 12 MP 12 MP camera1
camera2 8 MP 8 MP camera2
memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM memory
chipset Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US model Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset
cpu Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US model Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) cpu
gpu Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA Adreno 540 - US model Adreno 540 gpu
sim Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM sim
battery 3000 mAh 4000 mAh battery
Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE Technology
GRPS Yes Yes GRPS
Edge Yes Yes Edge
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps Speed
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 2G Bands
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T 3G Bands
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - AT&T 4G Bands
Launch
Announced 2017, March 2017, August Announced
Status Available. Released 2017, April Available. Released 2017, August Status
Body
Dimensions 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in) 151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in) Dimensions
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 208.1 g (7.34 oz) Weight
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM SIM
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes - MIL-STD-810G compliant - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel Aluminum frame, corner bumpers, plastic back Build
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Type
Size 5.8 inches (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio) 5.8 inches, 85.4 cm2 (~75.0% screen-to-body ratio) Size
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density) 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~568 ppi density) Resolution
- 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display - TouchWiz UI - HDR10 compliant - 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display
Multitouch Yes Yes Multitouch
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) Card slot
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM Internal
Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Alert types
Loudspeaker Yes Yes Loudspeaker
- 32-bit/384kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Quality Noise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -92.8dB Noise - 92.4 / Crosstalk - 91.4 Quality
3.5mm jack Yes Yes 3.5mm jack
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot WLAN
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Bluetooth
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS GPS
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB
NFC Yes Yes NFC
Features
Radio No No Radio
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM Messaging
Browser HTML5 HTML5 Browser
Java No No Java
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0) - Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent) - ANT+ support - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation - MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document editor - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) - Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0) - PMA wireless charging - ANT+ support - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation - MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document editor
Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate Sensors
Battery
Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Misc
Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold Meteor Gray, Tungsten Gold Colors
SAR EU 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)     ? SAR EU
Platform
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US model Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) CPU
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat) Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS
Chipset Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US model Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Chipset
GPU Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA Adreno 540 - US model Adreno 540 GPU
Camera
Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality 12 MP (f/1.7, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash Primary
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec., check quality 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec. Video
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR 8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22 µm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR Secondary
Features 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama Features
Test
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 70dB Voice 70dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 78dB Loudspeaker
Camera Photo / Video ? Camera
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.768 (sunlight) ? Display
Performance Basemark OS II: 3272 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3376 Basemark X: 42370 Basemark OS II: 3974 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3390 Basemark X: 37903 Performance
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