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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
  CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G998U1
5G Network 2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G998U1
Speed HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Launch
Announced 2011, February. Released 2011, March 2021, January 14
Status Discontinued Available. Released 2021, January 29
Body
Dimensions 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm (4.53 x 2.35 x 0.46 in) 165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm (6.5 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 227 g (Sub6), 229 g (mmWave) (8.01 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
SIM Mini-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
  IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Stylus support
Display
Type S-LCD Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1500 nits (peak)
Size 3.7 inches, 39.0 cm2 (~56.7% screen-to-body ratio) 6.8 inches, 112.1 cm2 (~89.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels, 5:3 ratio (~252 ppi density) 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~515 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), Sense UI 3 Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2 Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
CPU 1.0 GHz Scorpion Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) - USA/China
GPU Adreno 205 Mali-G78 MP14 - International
Adreno 660 - USA/China
Memory
Card slot microSDHC (dedicated slot) No
Internal 1.1GB 768MB RAM 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM
  UFS 3.1
Main Camera
Modules 5 MP, AF 108 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/4.9, 240mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
10 MP, f/2.4, 72mm (telephoto), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
Features LED flash LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 720p@30fps 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
Modules VGA 40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.7µm, PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes No
  32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR 5.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Infrared port No No
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB microUSB 2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 Dedicated search key
MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
Organizer
Document viewer
Voice memo/dial
Predictive text input
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Battery
Type Removable Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Stand-by Up to 430 h (2G) / Up to 455 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 9 h 50 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
Misc
Colors Black, Red Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown, Navy
SAR 0.33 W/kg (head)     1.06 W/kg (body)     0.77 W/kg (head)     1.02 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.71 W/kg (head)     1.58 W/kg (body)    
Models SM-G998B, SM-G998B/DS, SM-G998U, SM-G998U1, SM-G998W, SM-G998N, SM-G9980
Price About 100 EUR $ 839.99 / C$ 1,899.00 / £ 949.00 / € 1,069.00 / ₹ 105,999 / Rp 18,999,000
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 657150 (v8)
GeekBench: 3518 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 914:1 (nominal) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Compare PHOTO / Compare VIDEO
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 64dB / Ring 76dB -25.5 LUFS (Very good)
Audio quality Noise -90.3dB / Crosstalk -74.7dB
Battery life Endurance rating 114h

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