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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
409 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
399 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

86.20 %
 

Features

90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SM6350

Processor

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 560, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 620
Adreno 619L

RAM

8GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4115 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

OnePlus Warp Charge
Fast charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 30.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Third camera

2 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Fourth camera

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS
 

Front

32 MP (Dual-Camera, EIS, HDR)
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm)
 

Weight

6.49 oz (184.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Plastic
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Blue marble, Gray onyx
Black, White, Grey

Cellular

5G

n1, n3, n7, n28, n78, SA, NSA
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 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

No 3.5mm jack
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX, aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price

€ 399
€ 369

In The Box

Screen protector (pre-applied), Warp Charge 30 power adapter, Warp Type-C cable (Support USB 2.0), Quick start guide, Welcome letter, Safety information and warranty card, Brand sticker, Phone case, SIM tray ejector, Highest SAR value card
 

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 21, 2020
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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