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Display

Size

6.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
498 PPI
2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
458 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

90.74 %
84.29 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

12GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB (UFS 3.0)
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity

4300 mAh
3179 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.1; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Fourth camera

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)
 

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

10 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
7 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.39 x 3.04 x 0.31 inches (162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.91 oz (196 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Features

Stylus
 

Colors

Aura glow, Aura white, Aura blue
Gold, Silver, Space gray

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), 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), 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+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Shopping information

In The Box

USB cable, OTG adapter, Travel adapter, Ejector tool, S Pen tips and tweezers, Extra earbuds, USB-C AKG headset, Terms and Conditions, Quick Reference guide and User manual
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP

$ 1100
$ 1099
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