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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
269 PPI

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

82.53 %
81.84 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 618
Adreno 610

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB, available to use: 51 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (11, 10)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3140 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

Charging

USB Power Delivery
 

Max charge speed

Wired: 18.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

8 MP
8 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
6.35 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (161.27 x 75.8 x 8.95 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.64 oz (188.3 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Just black
Neon blue, Pearl white

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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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
HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX, aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging
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

Other

NFC
 

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 25, 2020
 

FCC ID value: A4RG025J link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
 

Body

1.19 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 349
 

In The Box

18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, guides, Earphones (for selected countries and regions), Protect cover, Protect film (for selected countries and regions)

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 03, 2020
Mar 05, 2020
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