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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3040 pixels
1125 x 2436 pixels

Pixel density

543 ppi
459 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

79.62 %
82.64 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

90 Hz Refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 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
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
 

Hardware Features

Time-of-Flight (ToF)
 

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front

10 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.31 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (160.4 x 75.2 x 8.2 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

 
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Colors

 
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (10)
iOS (12.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

 
USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3700 mAh
2659 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 12, 2018

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.90 W/kg

Body

 
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.99 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 999
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