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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
441 PPI
1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
424 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

68.88 %
69.17 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2770 mAh
2700 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.3 megapixels
19 megapixels

Features

Laser and Phase-detection autofocus
Laser and Phase-detection autofocus

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)
5.83 x 2.87 x 0.29 inches (148 x 73 x 7.4 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 53
Water, Splash; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gray, 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), 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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.0), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, In box promos and collateral
 

MSRP

$ 749
$ 700
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