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Summary
82%
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Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2400 px, 411 PPI

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.05 GHz + 2 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 199,655 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 72,135 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 18, 2020 (Official)

March 25, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v11

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Realme UI

Performance
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

MediaTek Helio G95

CPU

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.05 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

10 nm

12 nm

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

Mali-G76 MC4

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4X

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Pixel Density

403 ppi

411 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.02 %

83.32 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3,

Bezel-less display

with waterdrop notch

with punch-hole display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Brightness

420 nits

1000 nits

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91 %

90.8 %

Design
Size Compare
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Dimensions

Height: 159 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Height: 160.6 mm
Width: 73.9 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Weight

188 grams

177 grams

Build Material

Back: Plastic

Back: Plastic

Colours

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Cyber Silver, Cyber Black

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Triple

Quad

Resolution

48 MP f/2.0 (upto 4x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(12 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

64 MP f/1.79 (upto 10x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle (80° field-of-view) Primary Camera(25.18 mm focal length, 2" sensor size, 0.7µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.25, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(15.53 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(21.88 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4 Mono Camera(21.64 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

OIS

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

9000 x 7000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

4 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps
1280x720 @ 240 fps

Video Recording Features

Dual Video Recording

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

20 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera(26 mm focal length)

16 MP f/2.45, Wide Angle Primary Camera(3" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS

Exmor RS

Autofocus

No

Flash

No

, Screen flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Very Good
Capacity

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Dart, 30W: 100 % in 65 minutes

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 512 GB

, Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

UFS 2.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.468 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.0

, v5.1

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

No

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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