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Display

Size

8.0 inches
8.4 inches

Resolution

1280 x 800 pixels,
189 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body

67.70 %
80.91 %

Features

 
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

MediaTek
Samsung Exynos 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Yes
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop), Amazon Fire OS UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

 
5000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP
8 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front

Yes
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

8.43 x 5.04 x 0.30 inches (214 x 128 x 7.7 mm)
7.95 x 4.93 x 0.28 inches (201.9 x 125.2 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

10.97 oz
10.9 oz

311.0 g
309.0 g

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Colors

Black, Pink, Orange, Blue
Mocha

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

Yes
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
 

Location

Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

In The Box

USB 2.0 cable, 5W power adapter, Quick Start Guide
Charging block, USB-C cable, SIM eject tool, QuickStart Guide

Price

$ 170
$ 240
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