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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

82.43 %
81.63 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 610
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

48 MP (Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse

Front

25 MP (HDR)
8 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP X2
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
Forest green, Sapphire blue

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)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

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

Other

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 169

In The Box

18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 24, 2019
Aug 24, 2020

Scheduled release

 
September 2020
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