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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

73.15 %
73.93 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 615

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
64GB (eMMC), not expandable

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), OnePlus OxygenOS UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

OnePlus Dash Charge
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.12 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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

16 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.01 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches (152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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), 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping 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

MSRP

$ 479
$ 399
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