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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI
3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
543 PPI

Technology

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

82.53 %
79.62 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 618
Adreno 620

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (11, 10)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity

3140 mAh
3800 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 18.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

8 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Design

Dimensions

5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
6.06 x 2.91 x 0.37 inches (153.9 x 74.0 x 9.5 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Just black
 

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 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 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.1
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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging
Charging

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, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 25, 2020
 

FCC ID value: A4RG025J link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 349
 

In The Box

18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
 

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 03, 2020
 

Expected Announcement

 
Sep 30, 2020
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