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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
381 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
409 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

87.98 %
84.26 %

Peak brightness

820 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 980
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3750 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
Huawei SuperCharge

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF)
24 MP (Black and White, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 27 mm

Third camera

8 MP (Telephoto, Laser and PDAF)
 

Specifications

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

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

24 MP
24 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.04 x 0.33 inches (158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 inches (157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
5.86 oz (166.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 53
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Green, Blue
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
 

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

In The Box

3.5 mm Headset, 22.5W Huawei charger, Type-C Cable, Protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty card
Quick start guide, Charger, Warranty Card (optional), Headset, Eject pin, Type-C cable, TPU Protective case (optional), TP protective film (attached on the phone before delivery and dependent on market)
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