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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Pixel density

493 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.03 %
76.66 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Splash
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Blue, White
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 540

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

58 GB
 

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
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, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
3520 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 24, 2014
Sep 19, 2017

FCC ID value: IHDT56QD1 link
FCC ID value: ZNFG011C link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.86 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body

0.36 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.42 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 949
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