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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

82.43 %
87.37 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 610
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Fast charging

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)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; 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; Focal Length: 40 mm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 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

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

25 MP (HDR)
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP X2
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 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), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
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, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Nov 28, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA515FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.89 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.12 W/kg

Phablet

 
2.76 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

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

Price

 
$ 400
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