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Display

Size

6.9 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
509 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
411 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

90.70 %
84.88 %

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

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 650
Mali-G52 MC2

RAM

12GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 103.8 GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 46.2 GB

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

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

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

Max charge speed

Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

108 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

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

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F3.5; Focal Length: 102 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; 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)
5 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)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
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) (30 fps)

Features

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
 

Front

40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
20 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)
6.27 x 2.88 x 0.34 inches (159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

7.83 oz
6.53 oz

222.0 g
185.0 g

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Cosmic black, Cosmic grey
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red, Prism Crush white

Cellular

5G

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, 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), 14(700 PS), 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), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

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 (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 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, OTG

Location

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

Jan 28, 2020
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG988B link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.26 W/kg
 

Body

0.41 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.57 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
 

Phablet

2.12 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 1400
€ 300
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