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Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE
 2G bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
 3G bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
 4G bands
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)
 Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
 GPRS
Yes
 EDGE
Yes

Launch

Announced
2017, August
 Status
Available. Released 2017, September

Body

Weight
195 g (6.88 oz)
 Build
Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
 SIM
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
 Dimensions
162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)

Display

Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
 Size
6.3 inches, 101.1 cm2 (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
 Resolution
1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~521 ppi density)
 Multitouch
Yes
 
- HDR10 compliant
- 3D Touch (home button only)
- Always-on display
 Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Platform

OS
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
 Chipset
Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & 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
 GPU
Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China

Memory

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

Main Camera

Features
LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
 Video

Selfie Camera

Dual
12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
 Features
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
 Video
 Single
8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF

Sound

Alert types
Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
 Loudspeaker
Voice 67dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 71dB,Yes
 3.5mm jack
Yes
 
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Comms

NFC
Yes
 WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
 Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
 GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
 Radio
No
 USB
3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

Sensors
Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
 Messaging
SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
 Browser
HTML5
 
- 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 3300 mAh battery
 Music play
Up to 74 h
 Talk time
Up to 22 h (3G)

MISC

Colors
Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)

TESTS

 Audio quality
Noise -92.5dB / Crosstalk -93.2dB
 Battery life
Endurance rating 89h
 Display
Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.148(sunlight)
 Performance
Basemark OS II: 3374 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3333
Basemark X: 40890