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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
520 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
563 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

75.03 %
83.66 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 640

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

21 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP (Flash)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.06 x 3.00 x 0.44 inches (153.9 x 76.2 x 11.06 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.31 oz (179.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 52
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

 
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gray, White
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

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), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
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), 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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 07, 2015
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value: IHDT56UC1 link
FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body

1.43 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.36 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.88 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 820

In The Box

 
USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 28, 2015
Feb 24, 2019
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