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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

72.93 %
84.85 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2457 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

8GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3040 mAh

Type

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

Charging

OnePlus Dash Charge
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Second camera

20 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 36 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.09"

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25 mm)
5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.40 oz (153.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust; IP 54

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Gold, Gray
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), 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)
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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 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 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)

Dual SIM

Yes
 

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

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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)

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
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 20, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

FCC ID value: 2ABZ2-A5000 link
FCC ID value: 2ALBB-A11 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.36 W/kg
0.28 W/kg

Body

0.84 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
0.70 W/kg

Phablet

3.57 W/kg
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Screen Protector (pre-applied), Dash TYpe-C Cable, Dash Power adapter, SIM Tray Ejector, Quick Start Guide, Safety information
 

Price

$ 539
$ 700
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