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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
516 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
388 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

83.51 %
82.54 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
144Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

128GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

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

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
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

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: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; 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; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Pixel size: 1.75 μm

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) (480 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS
Time-lapse video

Front

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)
6.64 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (168.56 x 78 x 9.75 mm)

Weight

7.09 oz (201.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
7.69 oz (218.0 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
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light, Stylus
 

Colors

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple
Eclipse black, Hot Rod red

Cellular

5G

 
n41, n78, 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), 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), 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), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, aptX

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

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 (Wi-Fi 6); MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 03, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.35 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.90 W/kg
 

Buyers 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, Type-C data cable, SIM tray ejector, Documentation

Price

$ 1000
$ 579
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