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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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  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), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - Global 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)
  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, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
Launch
Announced 2018, August 2017, August
Status Available. Released 2018, August Available. Released 2017, September
Body
Dimensions 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 in) 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 201 g (7.09 oz) 195 g (6.88 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 proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Stylus (Bluetooth integration)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Stylus
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 103.2 cm2 (~83.4% screen-to-body ratio) 6.3 inches, 101.1 cm2 (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density) 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~521 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 - HDR10 compliant
- Always-on display
- HDR10 compliant
- 3D Touch (home button only)
- Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Exynos 8895 Octa (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 microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 512 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Main Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4Ám, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0Ám, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4Ám, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0Ám, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
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
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes
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
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 No
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
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Java No No
 - Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- Bixby 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)
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Stand-by
Talk time Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play Up to 74 h
Misc
Colors Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)
Price About 750 EUR About 550 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 3377 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3064
Basemark X: 41994
Basemark OS II: 3374 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3333
Basemark X: 40890
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.531 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.148(sunlight)
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Loudspeaker Voice 71dB, noise 74dB, ring 80dB Voice 67dB, noise 69dB, ring 71dB
Audio quality Noise -93.7dB / Crosstalk -94.1dB Noise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -93.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 97h Endurance rating 89h