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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI
2436 x 1125 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
459 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

67.91 %
82.64 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL1022
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

2GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity

2750 mAh
2659 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Stand-by time (hours)

384 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front

5 MP (HDR)
7 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP

$ 949
$ 999
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