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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

83.52 %
84.42 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

MediaTek Helio G85
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and ArmCortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali G52 MC2
Adreno 618

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB (eMMC 5.1)
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

5020 mAh
5020 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging, Reverse charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 18.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.2 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

2 MP (Macro, Autofocus)
5 MP (Macro, Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

2 MP
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.7 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Front

13 MP (HDR)
16 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

6.39 x 3.04 x 0.35 inches (162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9 mm)
6.53 x 3.02 x 0.35 inches (165.75 x 76.68 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

7.02 oz (199.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
7.37 oz (209.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Forest green, Polar white, Midnight gray
Interstellar grey, Aurora blue, Glacier white

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring

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; 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)

Features

Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, Infrared
Infrared

Buyers information

In The Box

22.5W Charger, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card
22.5W Wire charger, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

Price

 
$ 249
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