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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

442 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

77.36 %
85.23 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

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) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches (145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

2915 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
 

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 31, 2018
 

FCC ID value: A4RG013A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.34 W/kg
 

Body

1.34 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.34 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 899
 
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