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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
537 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

P-OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.66 %
77.92 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 509

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3520 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Motorola TurboPower

Talk time

 
24.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (299 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Music playback

 
80.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 MP
12 MP

Features

OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor
PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
8 MP

Features

 
Wide Angle

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, White
Black

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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 19, 2017
 

FCC ID value: ZNFG011C link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
 

Body

0.40 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.41 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, headset adapter, guides

MSRP

$ 949
$ 500

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 04, 2017
Jun 06, 2018
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