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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, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G996U1 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, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - SM-G996B 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 2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G996U1 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2342
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - SM-G996B 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 2021, January 14 2020, October 13
Status Available. Released 2021, January 29 Available. Released 2020, November 13
Body
Dimensions 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm (6.36 x 2.98 x 0.31 in) 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm (6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 200 g (Sub6), 202 g (mmWave) (7.05 oz) 228 g (8.04 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs + eSIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
 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+, 1300 nits (peak) Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 800 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio) 6.7 inches, 109.8 cm2 (~87.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density) 1284 x 2778 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating
 Always-on display Wide color gamut
True-tone
Platform
OS Android 11, One UI 3.1 iOS 14.1, up to iOS 15.5, planned upgrade to iOS 16
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) - USA/China
Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU Mali-G78 MP14 - International
Adreno 660 - USA/China
Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Memory
Card slot No No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 6GB RAM
 UFS 3.1 NVMe
Main Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 65mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.4, 13mm, 120˚ (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 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 10‑bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec.
Selfie Camera
Modules 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel 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)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Battery
Type Li-Ion 4800 mAh, non-removable Li-Ion 3687 mAh, non-removable (14.13 Wh)
Charging Fast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Fast charging 22W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
MagSafe wireless charging 15W
Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W
Stand-by
Talk time
Misc
Colors Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
SAR 0.65 W/kg (head)     0.95 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.54 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)     0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)    
Models SM-G996B, SM-G996B/DS, SM-G996U, SM-G996U1, SM-G996W, SM-G996N, SM-G9960 A2411, A2342, A2410, A2412, iPhone13,4
Price $ 575.00 / £ 658.00 / € 739.95 $ 899.69 / £ 1,029.00 / € 1,474.47 / ₹ 119,900 / Rp 20,299,000
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 622276 (v8)
GeekBench: 3476 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 54fps (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 -25.8 LUFS (Very good) -23.8 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 114h Endurance rating 95h

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