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$410 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
424 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
424 PPI

Technology

S-LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

68.58 %
74.89 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 508
Adreno 508

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), HTC Sense UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)
23 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

16 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
8 MP (Wide Angle)

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.87 x 0.32 inches (149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1 mm)
5.59 x 2.76 x 0.38 inches (142 x 70 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

5.01 oz (142 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Blue
Black, Silver, Pink, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass, Step detector, Step counter

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, USB Type-C cable for charging and user documentation

MSRP

$ 349
 
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