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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
16:9

Pixel density

401 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

67.58 %
67.92 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Adreno 540

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
128 GB, not expandable

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
2700 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1414 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
 

Video playback

12.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

Quad LED
Dual LED

Software Features

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Black, Blue, White

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), 30(2300 WCS)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Headphones port, Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2016
Aug 15, 2017

FCC ID value: BCG-E3087A link
FCC ID value: NM8G011A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
0.79 W/kg

Body

1.10 W/kg
0.11 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.13 W/kg
0.12 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 969
$ 749

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 07, 2016
Oct 04, 2017
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