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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

516 ppi
395 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

83.51 %
84.88 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
MediaTek Helio G90T

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Mali G76 MC4

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
64 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Second camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Macro

Fourth camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
6.35 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.35 x 76.4 x 8.79 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
7.05 oz (200 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
Mineral grey, Pearl white, Forest green

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
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
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
 

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, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, Infrared

Shopping information

In The Box

S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.
Power adapter, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

MSRP price

$ 1000
 
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