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$200 VIEW ON AMAZON
$789 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
429 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

80.36 %
88.65 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Kryo 585

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
OnePlus Warp Charge

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 30W

Stand-by time (hours)

406 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
48 MP (OIS, 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: 25 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)
16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

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

Front

24 MP
16 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 70.8 x 7.65 mm)
6.31 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches (160.2 x 72.9 x 8 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP 53
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Glacial green

Cellular

5G

 
n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, SA, NSA

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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

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 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
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping 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
Warp Charge 30 Power Adapter, Warp Type-C Cable (Support USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, LOGO Sticker, Screen Protector, SIM Tray Ejector

MSRP

 
$ 699
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