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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
537 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
509 PPI

Technology

P-OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.66 %
90.70 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 650

RAM

4GB
12GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3520 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12.2 MP
108 MP

Features

OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor
OIS, PDAF

Second camera

 
48 MP

Features

 
Telephoto, OIS, PDAF

Third camera

 
12 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide, Autofocus

Fourth camera

 
0.3 MP VGA

Features

 
ToF

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

8 MP
40 MP

Features

 
PDAF, HDR

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
7.83 oz (222 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, White
Cosmic black, Cosmic grey

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 949
$ 1400
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