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Display

Size

10.5 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI
2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

81.93 %
73.86 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Quad-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Apple G11P

RAM

8GB LPDDR4
 

Internal storage

256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB
32GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
 

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
 

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Second camera

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
 

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

 
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

8 MP (Dual-Camera)
1.2 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)
9.87 x 6.85 x 0.30 inches (250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

14.82 oz (420.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
17.46 oz (495.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 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

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), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging

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

Other

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

Buyers information

Price

$ 730
$ 459

In The Box

 
Lightning to USB cable, USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 31, 2019
Sep 15, 2020
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