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Display

Size:

4.3 inches
5.4 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

960 x 540 pixels, 256 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI
2436 x 1125 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 459 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

66.77 %
85.83 %
82.64 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 305
Yes
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

1.5GB LPDDR2
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

8GB, available to use: 5 GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (14.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1900 mAh
2227 mAh
2659 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

1.9 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

3.77 oz (107.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)
6.24 oz (177.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3218A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.88 W/kg
0.90 W/kg

Body:

1.40 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729
$ 999

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

May 30, 2013
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 12, 2018
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