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Summary
71%
78%
Performance

Snapdragon 439

2 GB RAM

Snapdragon 665

4 GB RAM

Display

6.22" (15.8 cm)

720x1520 px, 270 PPI

6.5" (16.51 cm)

720x1600 px, 270 PPI

Rear Camera

12 MP

Single Camera

12 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP

Quad Camera

Front Camera

8 MP

Single Camera

8 MP

Single Camera

Battery

5000 mAh

5000 mAh

Storage

32 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.4/5 based on 160,968 ratings

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4.5/5 based on 408,797 ratings

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General
Launch Date

September 29, 2019 (Official)

January 15, 2020 (Official)

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

MIUI

ColorOS

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

CPU

Octa core (1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.45 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

12 nm

11 nm

Graphics

Adreno 505

Adreno 610

RAM

2 GB

4 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR3

LPDDR4X

Display
Average
Average
Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Size

6.22 " (15.8 cm)

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

Resolution

720 x 1520 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19:9

20:9

Pixel Density

270 ppi

270 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

81.48 %

82.73 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5,

Corning Gorilla Glass v3,

Bezel-less display

with waterdrop notch

with waterdrop notch

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Brightness

400 nits

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

89 %

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 156.4 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 9.4 mm

Height: 164.4 mm
Width: 75 mm
Thickness: 9 mm

Weight

188 grams

195 grams

Build Material

Back: Plastic

Back: Plastic

Colours

Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red

Aqua Blue, Forest Green

Waterproof

, Splash proof

, Splash proof

Camera
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Quad

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8, Primary Camera(2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)

12 MP f/1.8, Primary Camera(2.8" sensor size, 1.25µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.25, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Good
Good
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/2.0, Primary Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

8 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

5000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

Standby time

Up to 720 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

, Fast, 18W

USB Type-C

No

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 512 GB

, Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 21 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

eMMC 5.1

eMMC

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.339 W/kg, Body: 1.000 W/kg

Head: 1.180 W/kg, Body: 0.631 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

, Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v4.2

, v5.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS

NFC

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

, Wireless FM

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

No

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope