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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
458 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.29 %
83.97 %

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Exynos 9611

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
64GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 49 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3179 mAh
6000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
64 MP (PDAF)

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: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

7 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)
32 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)
6.27 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159.2 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

7.34 oz
6.74 oz

208.0 g
191.0 g

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Blue, Black, Red

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+), 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

 
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
Feb 07, 2020

FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMM315F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
15W fast charger, Data cable, Ejection pin, User Manual

Price

$ 1099
€ 240
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