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$600 VIEW ON AMAZON
$867 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.4 inches
7.2 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
516 PPI
2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
346 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

83.51 %
87.76 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Stand-by time (hours)

288 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
 

 
Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"

Third camera

 
20 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
24 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
6.87 x 3.36 x 0.32 inches (174.6 x 85.4 x 8.15 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
8.18 oz (232 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash; IP 53

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
Phantom silver, Midnight blue

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), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 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 Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

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
Album art cover, Background playback

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, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

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.
3.5mm headset, charger, Type-C cable, Protective case, Quick start guide, SIM eject tool, Warranty card.

MSRP

$ 1000
 
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