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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
429 PPI
2310 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
398 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

80.36 %
83.55 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
HiSilicon Kirin 810

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2270 MHz, Arm Cortex-A76 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Mali-G52 MP6

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.1)

Storage expansion

 
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
4200 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
Huawei SuperCharge

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 40.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

20 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 17 mm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

24 MP
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)
6.27 x 3.00 x 0.34 inches (159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.46 oz (183.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP 53
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Midnight black, Crush green, Sakura pink

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), 32(1500 L-band)
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), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Buyers information

In The Box

High-current charger, USB Type-C digital headset, USB Type-C cable, Warranty card, Quick Start Guide, Protective case, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Eject tool
40W Super Charger, Type-C cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, Warranty Card, Eject tool, TPU Protective cover, TP protective film

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 27, 2018
Feb 27, 2020
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