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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - Global
  LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46(5200), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, March 2018, February
Status Available. Released 2017, April Available. Released 2018, March
Body
Dimensions 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in) 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio) 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density) 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 HDR10
3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
HDR10
3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Exynos 8895 (10 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
Exynos 9810 (10 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
GPU Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4Ám, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4Ám, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS, OIS 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS (30fps)
Selfie Camera
Modules 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22Ám, AF 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22Ám, AF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1440p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
 32-bit/384kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
32-bit/384kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Dolby Atmos sound
Tuned by AKG
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
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
Radio No FM radio (USA & Canada only)
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
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, SpO2
 Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)
Charging Fast battery charging 15W (Quick Charge 2.0)
Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
Fast battery charging 15W (Quick Charge 2.0)
Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
Stand-by
Talk time Up to 20 h (3G)
Music play Up to 67 h
Misc
Colors Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue
SAR 0.44 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 235.00 / £ 238.00 $ 319.00 / £ 355.99 / ₹ 36,883
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 3272 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3376
Basemark X: 42370
Basemark OS II: 3329 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3382
Basemark X: 42645
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.768 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.630 (sunlight)
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Loudspeaker Voice 66dB, noise 70dB, ring 72dB Voice 68dB, noise 74dB, ring 81dB
Audio quality Noise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -92.8dB Noise -93.4dB / Crosstalk -93.9dB
Battery life Endurance rating 84h Endurance rating 78h

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