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Display

Size

12.9 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

2732 x 2048 pixels,
265 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
531 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

85.51 %
83.68 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12Z Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Apple 7-core GPU
Adreno 630

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

iPadOS (13.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

9720 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

10 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 MP (EIS, HDR)
8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

11.05 x 8.46 x 0.23 inches (280.6 x 214.9 x 5.9 mm)
6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

22.61 oz (641 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (432 g)
6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Silver, Space gray
Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue, Polaris blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

In The Box

USB-C Charge Cable (1 meter), 18W USB-C Power Adapter
 

MSRP

$ 999
$ 840
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