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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
403 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

 
OLED

Screen-to-body

74.72 %
76.19 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 405
Adreno 615

RAM

2GB
4GB

Internal storage

32GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3630 mAh
3700 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

21 MP
12.2 MP

Features

PDAF
OIS, PDAF

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Video calling
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.80 x 2.95 x 0.43 inches (147.3 x 75 x 10.9 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

 
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

MSRP

 
$ 479
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