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Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / HSPA / 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 - Global, USA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - Global 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 38, 39, 40, 41
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66, 71 - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2018, February 25 2017, March 29. Released 2017, April 24
Status Available. Released 2018, March 09 Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in) 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (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)
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Super AMOLED, HDR10 Super AMOLED, HDR10
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
 3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.5 Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
Chipset Exynos 9810 (10 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Exynos 8895 (10 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
CPU 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
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
GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM 64GB 4GB RAM
 UFS 2.1 UFS 2.0 or UFS 2.1
Main Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS (30fps) 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS, OIS
Selfie Camera
Modules 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF
2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)
8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF
2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1440p@30fps 1440p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
 32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
32-bit/384kHz audio
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 FM radio (USA & Canada only) No
USB USB Type-C 3.1 USB Type-C 3.1
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
 ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable (11.55 Wh) Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable (11.55 Wh)
Charging Fast charging 15W
Quick Charge 2.0
Qi/PMA wireless charging - market dependent
Fast 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, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red
SAR 0.63 W/kg (head)     0.96 W/kg (body)     0.44 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.36 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)     0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)    
Models SM-G960F, SM-G960, SM-G960F, SM-G960U, SM-G960W, SM-G9600, SM-G960U1, SM-G960N, SCV38, SM-G960X, SC-02K SM-G950FD, SM-G950W, SM-G950S, SM-G950K, SM-G950L, SM-G9500, SM-G950A, SM-G950P, SM-G950T, SM-G950U, SM-G950V, SM-G950F, SM-G950U1, SM-G950N, SC-02J, SCV36, SM-G950, G950F
Price $ 210.00 / £ 190.99 / € 409.95 / ₹ 34,490 About 230 EUR
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 250156 (v7)
GeekBench: 8830 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 199022 (v7)
GeekBench: 6656 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 13fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.630 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.768 (sunlight)
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Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 81dB Voice 66dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 72dB
Audio quality Noise -93.4dB / Crosstalk -93.9dB Noise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -92.8dB
Battery life Endurance rating 78h Endurance rating 84h

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