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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
392 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio,
449 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

80.51 %
80.82 %

Features

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

Hardware

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 LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 108.9 GB
128GB (UFS)

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3800 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera

24 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"

Second camera

10 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.9"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Fourth camera

5 MP (Depth information)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

24 MP
8 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)
6.22 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (158 x 68 x 8 mm)

Weight

6.46 oz (183.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 65/68

Biometrics

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

Keys

Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key; Back: Other
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Caviar black, Lemonade blue, Bubblegum pink
Black, Blue, Grey

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n8, n28, n77, n78, SA, NSA

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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 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 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), 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, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 18, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA920F link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
 

Body

0.84 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.40 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.95 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

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

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 11, 2018
Sep 17, 2020

Expected Announcement

 
Yes

Scheduled release

 
Q4 2020
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