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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
412 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

85.23 %
84.41 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3750 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
 

 
PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"

Third camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 27 mm

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

20 MP (HDR)
32 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)
6.07 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
6.14 oz (174.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Purple, Blue
Midsummer purple, Black, Crush blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

In The Box

Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
Charger, Type-C cable, TPU protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject tool, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
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