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$1000 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
522 PPI
2640 x 1200 pixels,
441 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

82.98 %
91.54 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
HiSilicon Kirin 990

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2860 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G76 MP16

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
8GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (10), Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4200 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
50 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.28"

Second camera

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 125 mm

Third camera

 
40 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 18 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.54"

Fourth camera

 
ToF 3D depth sensing

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
32 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.23 x 2.86 x 0.35 inches (158.2 x 72.6 x 8.95 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
7.37 oz (209 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue
Deep Sea blue, Ice white, Black, Blush gold, Silver frost

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n7, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79

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), 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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, 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
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
 

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, Infrared

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, USB Type-C Cable, USB Type-C Earphones, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty Card

MSRP

$ 930
 
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