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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.8 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI

Technology:

OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

71.10 %
82.53 %
76.66 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 8952
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 405
Adreno 618
Adreno 540

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (11, 10)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3140 mAh
3520 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP
8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.02 x 3.02 x 0.39 inches (153 x 76.6 x 9.8 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
6.17 oz (175.0 g)

Materials:

Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance:

Splash
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Interchangeable covers
Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White
Just black
Black, White

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 25, 2020
Sep 19, 2017

FCC ID value:

A4RG025J link
ZNFG011C link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 349
$ 949

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 03, 2020
Oct 04, 2017
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