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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 443 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

76.19 %
77.32 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 615
Adreno 640

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3700 mAh
2800 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

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:

EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

8 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)
5.79 x 2.71 x 0.32 inches (147.1 x 68.8 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.89 oz (167.0 g)
5.71 oz (162.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Purple, White
Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange

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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

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 Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
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

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), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 25, 2019
Sep 03, 2019

FCC ID value:

A4RG020 link
A4RG020I link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.33 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 479
$ 799

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
18W USB-C power adapter, 1m USB-C to USB-C cable, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

May 07, 2019
Oct 15, 2019
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