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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
568 PPI
 

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

84.36 %
 

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Yes

RAM

4GB
6GB

Internal storage

64GB
not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
 

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP
 

Features

OIS, PDAF
 

Second camera

 
 

Features

 
Telephoto

Third camera

 
 

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Fourth camera

 
 

Features

 
ToF

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 MP
 

Features

Autofocus, HDR
 

Design

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.26 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (159 x 78 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

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

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)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 720
 
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