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Display

Size

6.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
524 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

90.94 %
82.94 %

Features

120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Samsung Exynos 850

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 650
Mali-G76

RAM

12GB LPDDR5
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 3.0)
32GB (eMMC 5.1)

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.0
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

OIS, HDR, EIS
 

Front

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
13 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm)
6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

6.56 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
 

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Cosmic grey, Cloud blue, Cosmic black, Cosmic white, Aura red, Aura blue
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

5G

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
 

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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Yes

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
 

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
 

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 1200
 
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