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Display

Size

11.0 inches
10.9 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
274 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels,
264 PPI

Technology

LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

83.62 %
81.23 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor

Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU

Adreno 650
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

6GB
 

Internal storage

128GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
 

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Android (10), Samsung One UI
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity

8000 mAh
 

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Max charge speed

Wired: 45.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Video recording

Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front

8 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

9.99 x 6.51 x 0.25 inches (253.8 x 165.3 x 6.3 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

17.71 oz (502.0 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (483 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (483 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

 
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

 
Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue

Cellular

5G

SA, NSA
 

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+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 729

In The Box

 
USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 05, 2020
Sep 15, 2020

Scheduled release

 
October 2020
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