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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
828 x 1792 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

72.53 %
79.24 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
 

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.79 x 0.27 inches (145 x 70.9 x 6.95 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.84 oz (194 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

DLNA
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 955
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T880 MP4
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

25 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
iOS (12.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
USB charging

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, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2942 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Talk time (3G)

20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Internet use

LTE: 8 hours
 

Music playback

56.00 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
16.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 03, 2016
 

FCC ID value: QISEVA-L09 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.49 W/kg
 

Body

0.96 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.10 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 899
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