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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1125 x 2436 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

459 ppi
391 ppi

Technology

OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.64 %
80.24 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120 Hz Refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm

Flash

Quad LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
6.73 x 3.06 x 0.37 inches (170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48 mm)

Weight

6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
8.47 oz (240 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
 

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
 

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

 
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SM8150-AC

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2960 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
12 GB

Internal storage

512 GB, not expandable
512 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (12.x)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2659 mAh
6000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.90 W/kg
 

Body

0.99 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.99 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 1349
 
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