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Display

Size

10.8 inches
10.9 inches

Resolution

1600 x 2560 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
280 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels,
264 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

76.10 %
81.23 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4GB
 

Internal storage

128GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity

7500 mAh
 

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording

Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

10.19 x 6.76 x 0.29 inches (258.7 x 171.8 x 7.3 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

17.57 oz (498.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

 
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Gray
Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue

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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s)
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 729

In The Box

9V 2A travel charger, Type-C charging/data cable, USB Type-C to 3.5 mm headset jack adapter cable
USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 25, 2018
Sep 15, 2020

Scheduled release

 
October 2020
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