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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
537 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio,
449 PPI

Technology

P-OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

81.21 %
80.82 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

128GB
128GB (UFS)

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), LG UX UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"

Second camera

13 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)
6.22 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (158 x 68 x 8 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP 65/68

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gray, Blue
Black, Blue, Grey

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n8, n28, n77, n78, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 66(AWS-3)
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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 930
 

In The Box

USB Type-C Cable, Quick Charge 3.0 Charger, Headphones, SIM removal tool
 

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 25, 2018
Sep 17, 2020

Expected Announcement

 
Yes

Scheduled release

 
Q4 2020
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