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$423 VIEW ON AMAZON
$500 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.1 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
550 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
516 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

88.66 %
83.51 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 630

RAM

8GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

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

Second camera

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; 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: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 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) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches (149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm)
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz
7.09 oz

157.0 g
201.0 g

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

Prism blue, Prism black, Prism white, Prism green, Flamingo pink
Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

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), 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)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 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
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
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, 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
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 01, 2019
Jul 03, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMG973U link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.39 W/kg
0.27 W/kg

Body

1.37 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.35 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Phablet

3.99 W/kg
3.90 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

Data cable, Travel adapter, Ejection Pin, USB Connector (OTG), Earphones by AKG, Quick Start Guide, Protective film
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.

Price

$ 900
$ 1000
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