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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1312 pixels,
504 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio,
409 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body

84.85 %
84.50 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 620

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
64GB (UFS 2.1)

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3040 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 20.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

13 MP (Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

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

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front

8 MP
16 MP (Dual-Camera, EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)
6.61 x 2.91 x 0.35 inches (168 x 74 x 9 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
7.30 oz (207.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 54
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue, White
Surfing blue

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n7, n8, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6

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), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500)

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.1

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 26, 2017
 

FCC ID value: 2ALBB-A11 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.28 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

0.92 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.70 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

 
Protective cover, TurboPower Charger, USB Type-C cable, Guides, SIM tool

Price

$ 700
€ 349
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