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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

TFT
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

64.52 %
85.23 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 640

RAM

2 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 58
 

Biometrics

 
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Purple, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizer
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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 2.0

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic 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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable, User documentation
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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