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Display

Size

12.3 inches
10.9 inches

Resolution

1824 x 2736 pixels, 3:2 ratio,
267 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels,
264 PPI

Technology

 
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

76.76 %
81.23 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Intel Core i3 1005G1
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor

Dual-core, 3400 MHz, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
 

Internal storage

128GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC
 

Device type

Tablet
Tablet

OS

Windows (10)
iPadOS (14.x)

Battery

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front

5 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

11.50 x 7.91 x 0.33 inches (292 x 201 x 8.5 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

27.94 oz (775.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)
the average is 17.3 oz (494 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

2D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

 
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Platinum, Matte Black
Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Mobile
 

Screen mirroring

Mini Displayport
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Full-size USB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

OTG, Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

 
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Buyers information

Price

$ 749
$ 729

In The Box

65W Power supply, Quick start guide, Safety and warranty documents
USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 02, 2019
Sep 15, 2020

Scheduled release

 
October 2020
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