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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
402 PPI
3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
543 PPI

Technology

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

76.19 %
79.62 %

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

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 615
Adreno 620

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3700 mAh
3800 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

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)
6.06 x 2.91 x 0.37 inches (153.9 x 74.0 x 9.5 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

 
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Purple, White
 

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

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)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

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, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
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)

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

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
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 25, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A4RG020 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.33 W/kg
 

Body

1.18 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.18 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 479
 

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
 

Availability

Officially announced

May 07, 2019
 

Expected Announcement

 
Sep 30, 2020
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