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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
282 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
563 PPI

Technology

LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

66.84 %
83.66 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Adreno 640

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP (Flash)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.91 x 0.35 inches (151 x 74 x 8.85 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 30(2300 WCS), 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
OTG, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger and USB cable
USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset

MSRP

 
$ 820
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