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Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China
  CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - SM-G988B 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2342
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G988U 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A2411, A2412
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2410
5G Network 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - SM-G988B 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2342
  2, 5, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G988U 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6 - A2410, A2411, A2412
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps; 5G (5+ Gbps DL) HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2020, February 11 2020, October 13
Status Available. Released 2020, March 06 Available. Released 2020, November 13
Body
Dimensions 166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm (6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 in) 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm (6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 222 g (7.83 oz) 228 g (8.04 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
 Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Display
Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1400 nits (peak) Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.9 inches, 114.0 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio) 6.7 inches, 109.8 cm2 (~87.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~511 ppi density) 1284 x 2778 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating
 Always-on display
120Hz@FHD/60Hz@QHD refresh rate
Dolby Vision
Wide color gamut
True-tone
Platform
OS Android 10, One UI 2.5 iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2
Chipset Exynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) - USA
Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585) - USA
Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU Mali-G77 MP11 - Global
Adreno 650 - USA
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) No
Internal 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 6GB RAM
 UFS 3.0 NVMe
Main Camera
Modules 108 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
48 MP, f/3.5, 103mm (periscope telephoto), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 4x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm, Super Steady video
0.3 MP, TOF 3D, f/1.0, (depth)
12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift stabilization (IBIS)
12 MP, f/2.2, 65mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6"
TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth)
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 10‑bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec.
Selfie Camera
Modules 40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 0.7µm, PDAF 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6"
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR HDR
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No No
 32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
Radio FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent) No
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go Lightning, USB 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Siri natural language commands and dictation
Battery
Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Li-Ion 3687 mAh, non-removable (14.13 Wh)
Charging Fast charging 45W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W
Stand-by Up to 20 h (multimedia)
Talk time
Music play Up to 80 h
Misc
Colors Cosmic Grey, Cosmic Black, Cloud White Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
SAR 0.94 W/kg (head)     0.95 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.56 W/kg (body)     0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)    
Models SM-G988, SM-G988U, SM-G988U1, SM-G9880, SM-G988B/DS, SM-G988N, SM-G988B, SM-G988W A2411, A2342, A2410, A2412
Price $ 849.66 / £ 829.99 / € 985.00 $ 1,099.00 / £ 1,099.00 / € 1,217.00 / ₹ 129,900
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 415976 (v7), 514485 (v8)
GeekBench: 12191 (v4.4), 2697 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 21fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 638584 (v8)
GeekBench: 4240 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 55fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
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Loudspeaker -23.2 LUFS (Very good) -23.8 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 87h Endurance rating 95h

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