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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

537 ppi
515 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.66 %
63.48 %

Features

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

3D

 
Glasses-free

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Second camera

 
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Phase detection autofocus

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

3D capture

 
Yes

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.49 x 3.37 x 0.39 inches (164.78 x 85.71 x 10 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
9.28 oz (263 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Notification light

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

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, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

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, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66

LTE (TDD)

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

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, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3520 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 19, 2017
Aug 15, 2018

FCC ID value: ZNFG011C link
FCC ID value: 2AOYWH1A1000 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
0.22 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.41 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 949
$ 1295
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