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Display

Size

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1536 x 2048 pixels,
264 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.65 %
81.93 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 640

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
256GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

8820 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
 

Front

1.2 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

16.86 oz (478 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)
14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 16.6 oz (475 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Black, Gray, Silver, White
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
 

MSRP

$ 929
$ 730
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