The G9198 sports a dual 3.9 inch super AMOLED touch screen display both on the inside and the outside. The display features a WXGA screen with a resolution of 768x1260 pixels. Talking about the handsets dimensions, it measures 120.3x61.2x16.3mm and weighs 204 grams. It is also equipped with a T9 keyboard.
On the connectivity front the dual-SIM device supports 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, and Micro-USB options.
A powerful hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor runs the SM-G9198 which is clocked at 1.8GHz with 2GB of RAM. The internal storage comprises of 16 GB which can be further expanded to a 128 GB with the help of micro SD card.
The device sports a 16 MP rear camera with LED flash and the front bears a 5 MP selfie camera. The 2,020mAh battery provides the user with 189 hours of standby time.
Display - 3.9inch (768 x 1280 pixels) dual touch screen Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
Processor - Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 (1.8GHz ARM 57+ 1.4GHz ARM A53) processor with Adreno 418 GPU
Storage - 16GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD (up to 64GB)
OS - Android OS
SIM - Dual SIM
Camera - 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture and 5MP front-facing camera
Dimensions - 120.3 x 61.2 x 16.3mm
Weight - 204 grams
Connectivity - 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac (2.4 +5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / GLONASS
Battery - 2020 mAh battery
The hardware of the Samsung SM-G9198 is obviously of the top-segment however the form factor may not be appealing to customers who are looking for a hig-end slim handset. The Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 processor with Adreno 418 GPU obviously makes the handset a power-packed one. The 2,020mAh battery would be just enough for a day's operations. Fingers crossed on the pricing and the availability of the device in regions outside China.