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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1125 x 2436 pixels

Pixel density

409 ppi
459 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

76.49 %
82.64 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

2 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

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

Front

13 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.15 x 2.96 x 0.30 inches (156.2 x 75.2 x 7.5 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.78 oz (164 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Available to use

48 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat)
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
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, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
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 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

Data

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3340 mAh
2659 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 12, 2018

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.90 W/kg

Body

 
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.99 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 999
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