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$400 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
424 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
393 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body

76.28 %
87.24 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 618

RAM

4GB
6GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3180 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

19 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 25 mm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches (153 x 72 x 11.1 mm)
6.44 x 2.99 x 0.30 inches (163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.98 oz (198 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.31 oz (179 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Silver, Pink, Green
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush 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), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

800, 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 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 
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