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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
534 ppi

Technology

 
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.10 %
71.22 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.02 x 3.02 x 0.39 inches (153 x 76.6 x 9.8 mm)
6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Splash
Splash, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 53

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 8952
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 405
Adreno 530

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3450 mAh

Charging

Yes
Yes

Talk time

 
32.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

 
21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
14 hours

Music playback

 
130.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 25, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T4

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 12, 2017

 
FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW2100 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.89 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

 
0.56 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.15 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.56 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 869
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