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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
16:9

Pixel density

424 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.46 %
67.92 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Video capture

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.84 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches (148.35 x 73.5 x 7.99 mm)
5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Blue
Black, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 508
Adreno 540

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

Yes
USB 3.1

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

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

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2700 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Aug 15, 2017

 
FCC ID value: NM8G011A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.79 W/kg

Body

 
0.11 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.12 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 399
$ 749

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 31, 2017
Oct 04, 2017
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