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Display

Size

5.6 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

73.93 %
85.94 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 615
Adreno 618

RAM

4GB
6GB

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
128GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.2 MP
48 MP

Features

OIS, PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

 
8 MP

Features

 
Telephoto

Third camera

 
13 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
20 MP

Features

 
Pop-up, HDR

Design

Dimensions

5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)
6.17 x 2.93 x 0.35 inches (156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.74 oz (191 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Purple, White
Carbon Black, Flame Red, Glacier Blue

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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

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, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

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
Power adapter, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

MSRP

$ 399
 
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