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Display

Display size

6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1242 x 2688 pixels
720 x 1520 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9
19:9

Pixel density

458 ppi
271 ppi

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

84.29 %
80.75 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm

Second camera

12 megapixels
2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Depth information

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Object tracking

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)
6.18 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (156.9 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Black, Green, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
IMG PowerVR GE8320

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

USB charging
 

Charging connector

Lightning
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
 

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3179 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)
 

Music playback

65.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
 

Body

1.00 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 1099
 

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 12, 2018
Aug 12, 2019
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