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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.15 %
73.93 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 615

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Available to use

22.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 25, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.15 W/kg

Body

 
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

MSRP price

 
$ 399
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