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Display

Size

5.9 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
82.53 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Exynos 7904
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 618

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3080 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
 

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

25 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.68 x 2.74 x 0.35 inches (144.2 x 69.5 x 9 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
 

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 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

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
 

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)

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
 
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