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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

537 ppi
391 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

76.66 %
80.24 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120 Hz Refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.73 x 3.06 x 0.37 inches (170.99 x 77.6 x 9.48 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
8.47 oz (240 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, White
 

Colors

 
Black Glare

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SM8150-AC

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2960 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
12 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
512 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ad, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

Data

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

Battery

Capacity

3520 mAh
6000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 19, 2017
Aug 13, 2019

FCC ID value: ZNFG011C link
FCC ID value: MSQI001D link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
0.83 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.41 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
AeroActive Cooler II, ASUS ZenEar Pro Hi-Res earphone with microphone (optional), Transparent case / Aero case, Type-C to C Cable (120cm), Ejector pin (SIM tray needle), USB power adapter (18W / 30W), Documentation (user guide, warranty card)

MSRP price

$ 949
 
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