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Display

Size

6.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
524 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
405 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

90.94 %
87.37 %

Features

120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Samsung Exynos 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A77 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 650
Mali-G76 MP5

RAM

12GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 3.0)
128GB

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
4500 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)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 mm

Fourth camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.0
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

OIS, HDR, EIS
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm)
6.26 x 2.90 x 0.34 inches (158.9 x 73.6 x 8.7 mm)

Weight

6.56 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.60 oz (187 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Cosmic grey, Cloud blue, Cosmic black, Cosmic white, Aura red, Aura blue
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink

Cellular

5G

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
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), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

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 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

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
Dolby Atmos

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 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 1200
$ 500
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