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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
568 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
269 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

84.36 %
81.84 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

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

4GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 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
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
8 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.35 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (161.27 x 75.8 x 8.95 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.64 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

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

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), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
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 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
 

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 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, guides, Earphones (for selected countries and regions), Protect cover, Protect film (for selected countries and regions)

MSRP

$ 720
 
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