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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
534 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.22 %
82.43 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3450 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.3 MP (Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 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

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

Front

8 MP
25 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 53
Splash; IP X2

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Cosmic blue, Crystal pink

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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 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, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T4
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2017
 

FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW2100 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.89 W/kg
 

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.56 W/kg
 

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.15 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.56 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 869
 

In The Box

 
18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 04, 2016
Oct 24, 2019
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