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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1312 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2520 pixels

Pixel density

504 PPI
457 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

84.85 %
79.21 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 508

RAM

4GB
3GB

Internal storage

128GB
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3040 mAh
2870 mAh

Type

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

Charging

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Laser and Phase-detection autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Second camera

13 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase-detection autofocus
 

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)
6.14 x 2.68 x 0.33 inches (156 x 68 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 54
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue, White
Black, Silver, Pink, Blue

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), 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), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Step detector, Step counter

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 700
$ 349
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