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Display

Size

6.3 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

82.43 %
82.53 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
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
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3140 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera

48 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
 

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
EIS

Front

25 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP X2
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
Just black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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

LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), 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

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos
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 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; 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, OTG
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, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC
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

18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
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

Oct 24, 2019
Aug 03, 2020
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