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Key Specifications
display 5.99" 6.2" display
resolution 1080x2160 1440x2960 resolution
ratio 18:9 18.5:9 ratio
camera1 12 MP 12 MP camera1
camera2 5 MP 8 MP camera2
memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM memory
chipset Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China chipset
cpu Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x2.9 GHz & 4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA Octa-core Kryo 385 (4x2.8 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - USA & China cpu
gpu Adreno 506 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA Adreno 630 - USA & China gpu
sim Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) sim
battery 4000 mAh 3500 mAh battery
Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE Technology
GRPS Yes Yes GRPS
Edge Yes Yes Edge
Speed HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps Speed
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA ?
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 2G Bands
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 3G Bands
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE 4G Bands
Launch
Announced 2018, February Not announced yet Announced
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, February Rumored Status
Body
Dimensions 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in) 157.7 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm (6.21 x 2.91 x 0.33 in) Dimensions
Weight 180 g (6.35 oz) - Weight
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) SIM
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection
Build Front glass, aluminum frame & back, plastic ends Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Build
Display
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Type
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio) 6.2 inches, 97.6 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio) Size
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density) 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~531 ppi density) Resolution
- MIUI 9 - 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display
Multitouch Yes Yes Multitouch
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only Card slot
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM Internal
Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Alert types
Loudspeaker Yes Yes, with stereo speakers Loudspeaker
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Quality Noise -29.7dB / Crosstalk -91.8dB ? Quality
3.5mm jack Yes Yes 3.5mm jack
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot WLAN
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX Bluetooth
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO GPS
Infrared Yes ? Infrared
USB microUSB 2.0 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB
Features
Radio FM radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) Radio
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM Messaging
Browser HTML5 HTML5 Browser
- Fast battery charging 5V/2A - DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) - Fast battery charging - Qi wireless charging - ANT+ support - Bixby natural language commands and dictation - MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document editor
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Sensors
Battery
Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery (13.48 Wh)
Misc
Colors Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold Black Colors
Price About 160 EUR ? Price
Platform
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x2.9 GHz & 4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA Octa-core Kryo 385 (4x2.8 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - USA & China CPU
OS Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China Chipset
GPU Adreno 506 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA Adreno 630 - USA & China GPU
Camera
Primary 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, check quality Dual: 12 MP (f/1.6, 26mm, 1/2.55", 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 12MP (f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.6", 1 µm, AF), OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash Primary
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, check quality 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec. Video
Secondary 5 MP, 1080p 8 MP, f/1.6, autofocus, 1440p, dual video call, Auto HDR Secondary
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama Features
Test
Loudspeaker Voice 71dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 87dB ? Loudspeaker
Camera Photo / Video ? Camera
Display Contrast ratio: 1431:1 (nominal), 2.913 (sunlight) ? Display
Performance Basemark OS II: 1426 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 1226 Basemark X: 10484 ? Performance
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