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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 269 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

81.84 %
82.53 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 51 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (Laser autofocus)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
EIS

Front:

8 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.35 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (161.27 x 75.8 x 8.95 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

6.64 oz (188.3 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Neon blue, Pearl white
Just black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 349

In The Box:

10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, guides, Earphones (for selected countries and regions), Protect cover, Protect film (for selected countries and regions)
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:

Mar 05, 2020
Aug 03, 2020
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