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Display

Size

6.5 inches
10.2 inches

Resolution

2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
458 PPI
2160 x 1620 pixels, 4:3 ratio,
265 PPI

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

84.29 %
73.86 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Quad-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Apple G11P

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
 

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
32GB, not expandable

Device type

Smartphone
Tablet

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity

3179 mAh
 

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
 

Max charge speed

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, 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) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

7 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)
1.2 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)
9.87 x 6.85 x 0.30 inches (250.6 x 174.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

7.34 oz (208.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
17.46 oz (495.0 g)
the average is 16.9 oz (483 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Silver, Space gray, Gold

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), 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)
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), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
Lightning

Features

Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
 

Body

1.00 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 1099
$ 459

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Lightning to USB cable, USB-C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 12, 2018
Sep 15, 2020
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