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Display

Display size

5.6 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

444 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

73.93 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.2 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

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: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Purple, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Adreno 615
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

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 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
1960 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
 

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

 
40.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 25, 2019
Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value: A4RG020G link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3091A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.15 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body

1.13 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
 

MSRP price

$ 399
$ 849
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