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Display

Display size

10.5 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels
1620 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:10
4:3

Pixel density

288 ppi
265 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

81.93 %
74.94 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Second camera

5 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
 

Specifications

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

Software Features

Panorama, Face detection, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

 
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)
9.8 x 6.8 x 0.29 inches (248.9 x 172.7 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)
17.39 oz (493 g)
the average is 20.6 oz (589 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Features

Stylus
 

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control

Colors

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush
Silver, Space gray, Gold

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, Hurricane and Zephyr, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

8 GB LPDDR4
 

Internal storage

256 GB
128 GB

Available to use

224.3 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
 

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
iPadOS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)
 

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

 
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Global Roaming

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
 

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Internet use

Wi-Fi: 9 hours
LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Music playback

105.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
 

Phone features

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter

MSRP price

$ 730
$ 559

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 31, 2019
Sep 10, 2019
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