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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
411 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

82.43 %
84.88 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 610
Mali-G52 MC2

RAM

4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 46.2 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Fast charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
 

Front

25 MP (HDR)
20 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
6.27 x 2.88 x 0.34 inches (159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP X2
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Keys

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

Colors

Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red, Prism Crush white

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 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
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

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
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging, OTG

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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 300

In The Box

18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 24, 2019
Mar 24, 2020
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