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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2280 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19:9
18.5:9

Pixel density

432 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.55 %
73.93 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

2 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Depth information
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.85 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 615

RAM

4 GB LPDDR3
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

Charging connector

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

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
 

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

30.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

19.6 days (471 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

18.0 days (433 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 25, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.15 W/kg

Body

 
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, Warranty card, Eject tool
18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

MSRP price

 
$ 399

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 19, 2018
May 07, 2019
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