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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
424 PPI
2560 x 1312 pixels,
504 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

68.46 %
84.85 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 508
Adreno 540

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3040 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP (Flash)
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.84 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches (148.35 x 73.5 x 7.99 mm)
5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash, Dust; IP 54

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Blue
Black, Gray, Blue, White

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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 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 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
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, EDR
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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 26, 2017

 
FCC ID value: 2ALBB-A11 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.28 W/kg

Body

 
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
0.92 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.70 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 399
$ 700
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