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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
422 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

72.53 %
85.83 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 955
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T880 MP4
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3650 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Huawei SuperCharge

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

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

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: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm

Third camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.79 x 0.27 inches (145 x 70.9 x 6.95 mm)
5.87 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches (149.1 x 71.4 x 7.57 mm)

Weight

5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Splash; IP 53

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Breathing, Crystal aurora, Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

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, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
22.5W Charger, Type-C Cable, 3.5 mm Headset, TPU Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, SIM Removal Tool, Warranty Card
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