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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
412 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
509 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.41 %
90.70 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 980
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei 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
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

 
108 MP (OIS, PDAF)

PDAF
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
48 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"
Aperture size: F3.5; Focal Length: 102 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera

2 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera

2 MP (Depth information)
0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

32 MP (EIS, HDR)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87 mm)
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
7.83 oz (222 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Glass
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Midsummer purple, Black, Crush blue
Cosmic black, Cosmic grey

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 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), 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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, Type-C cable, TPU protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject tool, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
 

MSRP

 
$ 1400
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