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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
282 PPI
3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
534 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

74.77 %
82.21 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 MSM8920
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

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

3GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3700 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 MP (Flash)
8 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Design

Dimensions

6.12 x 2.84 x 0.36 inches (155.4 x 72.2 x 9.1 mm)
6.31 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (160.4 x 75.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys

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

Colors

Gray, Blue
Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 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, 48(3600)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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, eSIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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)

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 03, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020J link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.35 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.00 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.57 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 899

In The Box

Case, Charger, USB cable, SIM removal tool
18W USB-C power adapter, 1m USB-C to USB-C cable, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 19, 2018
Oct 15, 2019
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