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key specs
Display5.45-inch5.70-inch
Processor2GHz quad-core 1.8GHz octa-core
Front Camera5-megapixel5-megapixel
Resolution720x1440 pixels720x1440 pixels
RAM2GB3GB
OSAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1.2
Storage16GB32GB
Rear Camera13-megapixel 12-megapixel
Battery Capacity3000mAh3300mAh
general
Release dateJune 2018December 2017
Launched in IndiaYesYes
Form factorTouchscreenTouchscreen
Body typePlastic-
Dimensions (mm)147.50 x 71.50 x 8.30151.80 x 72.80 x 7.70
Weight (g)145.00157.00
Battery capacity (mAh)30003300
Removable batteryNoNo
Wireless chargingNo-
ColoursBlue, Gold, Rose Gold, BlackBlack, Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue
display
Screen size (inches)5.455.70
TouchscreenYesYes
Resolution720x1440 pixels720x1440 pixels
Aspect ratio18:918:9
Pixels per inch (PPI)295282
hardware
Processor2GHz quad-core (4x2GHz)1.8GHz octa-core
Processor makeMediaTek Helio A22Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
RAM2GB3GB
Internal storage16GB32GB
Expandable storageYesYes
Expandable storage typemicroSDmicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)256-
Dedicated microSD slotYes-
camera
Rear camera13-megapixel (f/2.2)12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.25-micron)
Rear autofocusPhase detection autofocusPhase detection autofocus
Rear flashLEDLED
Front camera5-megapixel5-megapixel
Front flashNoLED
software
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1.2
SkinMIUI 9.6MIUI 9.2.7
connectivity
Wi-FiYesYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
GPSYesYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.20Yes, v 4.20
NFCNoNo
InfraredNoNo
USB OTGYesYes
USB Type-CNo-
Micro-USBYes-
Headphones3.5mm3.5mm
FMYesYes
Number of SIMs22
Active 4G on both SIM cardsYes-
sim 1
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSMGSM
3GYesYes
4G/ LTEYesYes
sim 2
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSMGSM
3GYesYes
4G/ LTEYesYes
sensors
Face unlockYes-
Fingerprint sensorNoYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYes
AccelerometerYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYes
GyroscopeNoYes
Barometer-No
Temperature sensor-No