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Display

Size

9.7 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

1024 x 768 pixels,
132 PPI
2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.98 %
81.93 %

Features

Ambient light sensor
HDR video support, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Adreno 640

RAM

1.5GB
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
256GB, available to use: 224.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

6000 mAh
7040 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Front

2 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera)

Design

Dimensions

9.55 x 6.57 x 0.29 inches (242.6 x 166.9 x 7.4 mm)
9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)

Weight

15.84 oz (449.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)
14.82 oz (420.0 g)
the average is 18 oz (514 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Stylus

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Flight mode, Silent mode
 

Other features

Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 300
$ 730
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