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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 442 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

70.64 %
77.36 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506
Adreno 630

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 22 GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

3020 mAh
2915 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.56 x 2.72 x 0.28 inches (141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 mm)
5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches (145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.15 oz (146.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Pink, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
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, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2016
Aug 31, 2018

FCC ID value:

QISCAN-LX1 link
A4RG013A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.42 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Body:

0.72 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.43 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 399
$ 799

In The Box:

Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 01, 2016
Oct 09, 2018

Expected Announcement:

Oct 09, 2018
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