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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
456 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
399 PPI

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.52 %
 

Peak brightness

800 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SM6350

Processor

Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 560, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Apple-designed 4 core
Adreno 619L

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

iOS (13.x)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3969 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
 

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Third camera

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
 

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
 

Front

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches (158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm)
 

Weight

7.97 oz (226.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
 

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green
Black, White, Grey

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

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+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 25, 2019
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3306A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
 

Body

0.99 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.99 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 1099
€ 369

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning connector, USB-C to Lightning cable 18W USB-C power adapter, Documentation
 

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 10, 2019
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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