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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, April 2018, May
Status Available. Released 2017, April Available. Released 2018, June
Body
Dimensions 145.2 x 70.5 x 7.5 mm (5.72 x 2.78 x 0.30 in) 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight 168 g / 182 g (Ceramic) (5.93 oz) 175 g (6.17 oz)
Build Front/back glass, stainless steel frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Splash resistant
Display
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.15 inches, 73.1 cm2 (~71.4% screen-to-body ratio) 6.21 inches, 97.1 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~428 ppi density) 1080 x 2248 pixels (~402 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  DCI-P3
HDR10
Platform
OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 8 Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10.1
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 540 Adreno 630
Memory
Card slot No No
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM
Main Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.9", 1.25Ám, PDAF, 4-axis OIS
12 MP, f/2.6, 52mm (telephoto), 1.0Ám, AF, 2x optical zoom
12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4Ám, dual pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 56mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0Ám, AF, 2x optical zoom
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 720p@960fps
Selfie Camera
Modules 8 MP 20 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3", 0.9Ám
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes
3.5mm jack No No
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port Yes No
Radio No No
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Po 3350 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 3.0) Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4+)
Stand-by
Talk time
Misc
Colors Ceramic Black, Black, Blue, White Black, Blue, White, Gold
SAR 0.41 W/kg (head)     1.55 W/kg (body)     0.70 W/kg (head)     1.66 W/kg (body)    
Price About 330 EUR $ 229.99 / £ 208.99
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 4402 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3547
Basemark X: 38541
Basemark OS II: 4283 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 3858
Basemark X: 43285
Display Contrast ratio: 1305:1 (nominal), 3.767 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.086 (sunlight)
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Loudspeaker Voice 66dB, noise 69dB, ring 84dB Voice 68dB, noise 72dB, ring 82dB
Audio quality Noise -94.3dB / Crosstalk -90.9dB Noise -93.9dB / Crosstalk -93.7dB
Battery life Endurance rating 80h Endurance rating 86h

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