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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 483 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 402 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

73.56 %
76.19 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

700 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 615

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 48 GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

2870 mAh
3700 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

19 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches (135 x 65 x 12.1 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.93 oz (168.0 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Silver, Pink, Green
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 25, 2018
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

PY7-24118Q link
A4RG020 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.78 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Body:

0.74 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.44 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 479

In The Box:

Charger, USB-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter and Manaul
18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 26, 2018
May 07, 2019
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