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Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

2.74 in
5.61 in
Samsung Galaxy S7 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S7
2.7 in
5.81 in
Samsung Galaxy S9 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S9
Available colors
User rating
4
4.5 out of 5
4 user ratings
5 stars
50 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
8
4.6 out of 5
8 user ratings
5 stars
62 %
4 stars
37 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating system
Android 6.0
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Android 8.0
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CPU clock speed
2.3 GHz
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2.7 GHz
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CPU cores
8-core
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8-core
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CPU model
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890
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Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810
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GPU model
ARM Mali-T880 MP12
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ARM Mali-G72 MP18
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RAM memory
4 GB
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4 GB
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Display

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Screen size
5.1 in
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5.8 in
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Touchscreen
yes
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yes
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Number of colors
16.7M
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16.7M
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Panel type
OLED
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OLED
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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Technology
Super AMOLED
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  • AMOLED
  • Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
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Pixel density
576.0 ppi
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570.0 ppi
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Screen material
Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0
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Corning Gorilla Glass 5.0
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Dual screen support
no
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no
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Scratch resistant display
yes
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yes
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HDR
no
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yes
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Multi touch
yes
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yes
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Rear camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Primary lens aperture
1.7 f
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1.9 f
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Primary sensor size
1/2.6"
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1/2.55"
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Highest video resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
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  • 3840
  • 2160
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Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30.0 fps
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60.0 fps
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Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240.0 fps
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960.0 fps
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Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1280
  • 720
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  • 1280
  • 720
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Autofocus
yes
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yes
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Burst Mode
yes
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N/A
Digital Image Stabilization
yes
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N/A
Digital zoom
yes
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N/A
Face detection
yes
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N/A
Geo-tagging
yes
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yes
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HDR Capture
yes
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N/A
LED Flash
yes
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yes
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Optical image stabilization
yes
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yes
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Panorama
yes
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N/A
Touch focus
yes
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yes
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Front camera

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Resolution
12.0 Mpx
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12.0 Mpx
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Focus adjustment
N/A
Automatic
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Lens aperture
N/A
F/1.7
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Storage

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Internal storage
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
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  • 256 GB
  • 64 GB
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Memory card reader
yes
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yes
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Maximum card storage
200GB
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400GB
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Types of memory card supported
  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
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  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Black
  • White
  • Titanium
  • Pink
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  • Black
  • Blue
  • Coral blue
  • Grey
  • Midnight black
  • Pink
  • Polaris blue
  • Purple
  • Sunrise gold
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Material
Aluminum
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  • Aluminum
  • Glass
  • Metal
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Height
5.61 in
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5.81 in
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Width
2.74 in
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2.7 in
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Depth
0.31 in
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0.33 in
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Weight
5.36 oz
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5.75 oz
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Physical keyboard/numpad
no
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no
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Water resistant
yes
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yes
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Shock resistant
no
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no
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Dust resistant
yes
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N/A
Fully waterproof
yes
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N/A

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yes
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yes
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Proximity
yes
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yes
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Digital compass
yes
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N/A
Ambient light sensor
yes
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yes
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Fingerprint
yes
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yes
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Gyroscope
yes
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yes
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Barometer
yes
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yes
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Pedometer
yes
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N/A
Hearth rate monitor
yes
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yes
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ANT+
yes
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yes
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Face scanner
N/A
yes
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Connectivity

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Dual sim support
yes
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yes
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Sim card size
Nano-SIM
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Nano-SIM
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DLNA certified
yes
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no
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth version
4.2
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5.0
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Bluetooth profile
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HOGP
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP
  • SAP
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Bluetooth codec
  • aptX
  • SBC
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  • aptX
  • SBC
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NFC
yes
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yes
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Charging connection
USB
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USB
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Headphone connection
3.5 mm
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3.5 mm
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USB version
2.0
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3.1
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USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yes
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yes
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Video output
No
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DisplayPort over USB-C
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Type of USB connector
N/A
USB Type-C
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Celluar

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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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yes
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Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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Data transmission
HSPA+
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  • EDGE
  • FDD-LTE
  • GPRS
  • HSDPA
  • HSPA+
  • HSUPA
  • LTE
  • TDD-LTE
  • VoLTE
  • VoWiFi
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Navigation system
GLONASS
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  • BeiDou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Galileo
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2G GSM
yes
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yes
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GSM frequencies
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
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3G UMTS
yes
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yes
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UMTS frequences
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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  • 1700 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
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4G LTE
yes
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yes
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LTE frequencies
  • 700 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1700 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2500 MHz
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N/A
Mobile hotspot
yes
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yes
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Streaming standards
  • Google Cast
  • Miracast
  • MirrorLink
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  • Google Cast
  • Miracast
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Battery

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Replaceable battery
no
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no
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Battery type
Lithium ion
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N/A
Battery capacity
3000.0 mAh
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3000.0 mAh
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Standby time
288.0 h
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326.0 h
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Talk time
27.0 h
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22.0 h
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Fast charging
yes
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yes
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Fast charging standard
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
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Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
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Wireless charging
yes
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yes
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Wireless charging standard
  • PMA
  • QI
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  • PMA
  • QI
  • WPC
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