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Launch

Announced 2017, September 2017, March
Status Available. Released 2017, September 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)
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
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), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 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), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes

Body

Dimensions 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in) 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 173 g (6.10 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
Others IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified) - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches, 60.9 cm2 (~65.4% screen-to-body ratio) 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density) 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Others Wide color gamut 3D Touch display & home button True-tone - 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display - TouchWiz UI

Platform

OS iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.2 Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm) Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China
CPU Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral) Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
GPU Apple GPU (three-core graphics) Adreno 540 - USA & China

Memory

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

Camera

Primary 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, check quality
Features Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec
Secondary 7 MP, f/2.2 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR

Sound

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes
3.5mm Jack No 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
Radio No No
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging Siri natural language commands and dictation SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Battery

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery (6.96 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

Misc

Colors Silver, Space Gray, Gold, Red Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Price group About 700 EUR About 900 EUR