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Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
531 PPI
2300 x 1080 pixels, 19.17:9 ratio,
397 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

83.68 %
84.75 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 610

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 2 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Fourth camera

 
ToF 3D depth sensing

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
16 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)
6.24 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (158.55 x 75.8 x 9.2 mm)

Weight

6.67 oz (189.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Stylus

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue, Polaris blue
Mystic indigo

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+), 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+)

UMTS

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
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, 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, OTG, Video out
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 11, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG965U link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.36 W/kg
 

Body

0.79 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.94 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 840
$ 300

In The Box

 
Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 25, 2018
Feb 07, 2020
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