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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
522 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

82.98 %
88.89 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 620

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, available to use: 53 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 15 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
Notification light

Colors

Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver

Cellular

5G

 
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), 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), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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 Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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 3.1

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 28, 2017
Jun 30, 2020

FCC ID value: A3LSMN950U link
FCC ID value: ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.70 W/kg
0.23 W/kg

Body

0.14 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.36 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

 
Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start, Product Safety and Warranty Information Guide,

Price

$ 930
$ 600
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