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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

70.06 %
73.93 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 8953 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 615

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB (eMMC), not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle, Flash, HDR)
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.15 x 3.00 x 0.24 inches (156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.19 oz (147.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Purple, 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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 25, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.15 W/kg

Body

 
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.19 W/kg

Buyers 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

Price

$ 499
$ 399
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