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Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
513 PPI
2560 x 1312 pixels,
504 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

72.40 %
84.85 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

1040 x 160 pixels, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive
 

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, available to use: 50 GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
3040 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
13 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm)
5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174.0 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: Aluminum
Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium

Resistance

Shock; MIL-STD-810 certified
Splash, Dust; IP 54

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Gray, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
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), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 26, 2017

 
FCC ID value: 2ALBB-A11 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.28 W/kg

Body

 
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
0.92 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.70 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 700
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