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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
409 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
411 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.26 %
84.88 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 970
MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP12
Mali-G52 MC2

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 46.2 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3750 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge
Fast charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

24 MP (Black and White, PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

24 MP (Dual-Camera)
20 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 inches (157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm)
6.27 x 2.88 x 0.34 inches (159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Purple, Blue, Red
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red, Prism Crush white

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

 
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Quick start guide, Charger, Warranty Card (optional), Headset, Eject pin, Type-C cable, TPU Protective case (optional), TP protective film (attached on the phone before delivery and dependent on market)
 

Price

 
€ 300
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