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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
8.1 inches

Resolution:

2778 x 1284 pixels, 458 PPI
2700 x 1800 pixels, 3:2 ratio, 401 PPI

Technology:

OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

87.45 %
71.93 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
360° folding, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Front cover display:

5.6 inches, 1800 x 1350 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Part of the main display

Rear cover display:

5.6 inches, 1800 x 1350 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Part of the main display

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor:

Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 640

RAM:

6GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

3687 mAh
3577 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Single camera, Doubles as a selfie camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
EIS

Front:

12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)
7.48 x 5.72 x 0.19 inches (190 x 145.3 x 4.8 mm)

Folded:

145.2 x 93.3 x 9.9 mm

Weight:

8.03 oz (228.0 g)
8.82 oz (250.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Glacier

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos
aptX

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), 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 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Heart rate

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1100
$ 1399

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
Bumper (Color: Glacier), Power Supply (18w), Quick Start Guide, Warranty and Compliance Guide, SIM Ejector tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Aug 12, 2020

Scheduled release:

Nov 13, 2020
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