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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.39 %
68.88 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Flash

LED
Dual LED

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
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.60 x 2.71 x 0.27 inches (142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm)
5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 53

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue
Black, Gray, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 530

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

2950 mAh
2770 mAh

Charging

Yes
Yes

Talk time

 
26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time

 
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
13 hours

Wi-Fi

 
13 hours

Music playback

 
110.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Notification light, Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 12, 2017

 
FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW4100 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.92 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

 
0.58 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.58 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.0), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, In box promos and collateral

MSRP price

 
$ 749
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