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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

72.93 %
85.23 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

20 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 36 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Purple, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2457 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 640

RAM

8 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

OnePlus Dash Charge
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40

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 MHz
800 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 20, 2017
 

FCC ID value: 2ABZ2-A5000 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.36 W/kg
 

Body

0.84 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.19 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.57 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Screen Protector (pre-applied), Dash TYpe-C Cable, Dash Power adapter, SIM Tray Ejector, Quick Start Guide, Safety information
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 539
 
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