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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
513 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
537 PPI

Technology

S-LCD 5
S-LCD 6

Screen-to-body

69.19 %
80.20 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

2.0 inches, 1040 x 160 pixels, IPS LCD
 

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 630

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, Laser and PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 46 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.39 x 3.14 x 0.31 inches (162.41 x 79.79 x 7.99 mm)
6.17 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (156.6 x 73.9 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

6.00 oz (170.0 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: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 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

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 02, 2017
Nov 19, 2018

FCC ID value: NM82PZF100 link
FCC ID value: NM82Q55200 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
0.66 W/kg

Body

0.22 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.26 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.54 W/kg
0.64 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 749
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 12, 2017
May 23, 2018
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