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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

423 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.04 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.3 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 inches (147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Gold, Gray, Silver, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
256 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
iOS (12.x, 11.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
1821 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Internet use

LTE: 8 hours; Wi-Fi: 9 hours
 

Music playback

75.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 12, 2017

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.09 W/kg

Body

 
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.09 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 429
$ 849
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