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Launch

Announced 2018, July 2018, February
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, August 7th Available. Released 2018, March

Network

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM /CDMA/ HSPA / EVDO/LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) , CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 2(1900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China 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
Speed HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes

Body

Dimensions 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm (6.20 x 2.96 x 0.30 in) 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
SIM CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~82.2% screen-to-body ratio) 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density) 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Others - EMUI 8.2 - HDR10 compliant - 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display

Platform

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 710 Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 - USA/LATAM, China
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) 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-G51 MP4 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 128 GB, 4 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Radio FM radio FM radio (USA & Canada only)
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass 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
Others - Battery charging 10W - MP4/H.264 player - MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player - Document viewer - Photo/video 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

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm Jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Misc

Colors Black, Pearl White, Iris Purple Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold
Price group About 350 EUR About 840 EUR