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Launch

Announced 2016, October 2017, March
Status Available. Released 2016, October Available. Released 2017, April

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
4G 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), 21(1500), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 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), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps or LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes

Body

Dimensions 154.7 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm (6.09 x 2.98 x 0.33 in) 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 173 g (6.10 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Build - Splash and dust resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel

Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~71.2% screen-to-body ratio) 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density) 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Platform

OS Android 7.1 (Nougat) Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China
CPU Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 540 - USA & China

Memory

Card Slot No microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
Internal 32/128 GB, 4 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM

Camera

Primary 12.3 MP, f/2.0, EIS (gyro), phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
Features 1/2.3" sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected] [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec
Secondary 8 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.2" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes Yes
Others - 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, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yesy Yes
Radio No No
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Java No No
Others - Fast battery charging - MP4/H.264 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ 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 - S-Voice 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 3450 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

Misc

Colors Quite Black, Very Silver, Really Blue Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Price group About 880 EUR About 900 EUR