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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
392 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
509 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

80.51 %
90.70 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 512
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB
12GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3800 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

24 MP
108 MP

Features

PDAF
OIS, PDAF

Second camera

10 MP
48 MP

Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Telephoto, OIS, PDAF

Third camera

8 MP
12 MP

Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide, Autofocus

Fourth camera

5 MP
0.3 MP VGA

Features

Depth information
ToF

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

24 MP
40 MP

Features

 
PDAF, HDR

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
7.83 oz (222 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Caviar black, Lemonade blue, Bubblegum pink
Cosmic black, Cosmic grey

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
 

MSRP

 
$ 1400
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