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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
268 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
399 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.95 %
 

Features

Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7884
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 619

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 20.3 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro)

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Video recording

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

Front

8 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches (158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm)
 

Weight

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black,Deep blue, Red
Black, White, Grey

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac; 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
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

 
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 19, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA205U link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
 

Body

0.60 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.37 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.94 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 250
€ 369

Availability

Officially announced

 
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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