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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

73.15 %
88.65 %

Peak brightness

 
1100 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Kryo 585

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), OnePlus OxygenOS UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

OnePlus Dash Charge
OnePlus Warp Charge

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

8 MP
16 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.01 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches (152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm)
6.31 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches (160.2 x 72.9 x 8 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gold, Gray
Glacial green

Cellular

5G

 
n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Screen Protector (pre-applied), Dash Charge Type-C Cable, Dash Charge Adapter, SIM Tray Ejector1x Quick Start Guide
Warp Charge 30 Power Adapter, Warp Type-C Cable (Support USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, LOGO Sticker, Screen Protector, SIM Tray Ejector

Price

$ 399
$ 699
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