Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
- Huawei Honor 8x
- Apple iPhone XS Max

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7Huawei Honor 8xApple iPhone XS Max
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Prices
Huawei Honor 8x
Prices
Apple iPhone XS Max
Prices
Model aliasRedmi Note7
Red Rice Note 7
Red Rice Note7
Glory 8x
JSN-L21
JSN-L42
A2101
A2104

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width75.21 mm
7.52 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
76.6 mm
7.66 cm
0.25 ft
3.02 in
77.4 mm
7.74 cm
0.25 ft
3.05 in
Height159.21 mm
15.92 cm
0.52 ft
6.27 in
160.4 mm
16.04 cm
0.53 ft
6.31 in
157.5 mm
15.75 cm
0.52 ft
6.2 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
208 g
0.46 lbs
7.34 oz
Volume96.99 cm³
5.89 in³
95.84 cm³
5.82 in³
96.3 cm³
5.85 in³
ColorsBlue
Red
Black
Black
Blue
Red
Lilac
Silver
Gray
Gold
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Stainless steel
Glass
Certification--IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards221
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
--Dual SIM - nano-SIM and eSIM
Dual nano-SIM - market dependent

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000--1xEV-DO Rev. A
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
--
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)Android 8.1 OreoiOS 12
User interface (UI)-EMUI 8.2-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 PlusHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Process technology14 nm12 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 2604x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--128 KB + 128 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)--8192 KB
8 MB
CPU cores886
CPU frequency2200 MHz2200 MHz2500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 512ARM Mali-G51 MP4-
GPU cores-44
GPU frequency-1000 MHz1100 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4X-LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channel-Double channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz--
-GPU TurboM12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB
64 GB
128 GB64 GB
256 GB
512 GB
eMMC 5.1--

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
-

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSOLED
Diagonal size6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
Width2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
2.72 in
69.19 mm
6.92 cm
2.73 in
69.25 mm
6.93 cm
Height5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
5.9 in
149.9 mm
14.99 cm
5.9 in
149.87 mm
14.99 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.167:12.164:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1242 x 2688 pixels
Pixel density409 ppi
160 ppcm
396 ppi
155 ppcm
456 ppi
179 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area81.63 %84.68 %85.41 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
84% NTSC
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
1200:1 contrast ratio
430 cd/m²
Super Retina display
True Tone display
Force Touch
120 Hz touch-sensing
1000000:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide Color display (P3)

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSamsung Bright GM1--
Sensor type-CMOS BSICMOS
ISO100 - 320050 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.8
Focal length-3.96 mm-
Flash typeDual LEDLED-
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
5120 x 3840 pixels
19.66 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
Pixel size - 2.0 μm
Phase detection
6-element lens
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 27 mm
720p @ 480 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Flash type - Quad LED
6-element lens
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 28 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
OIS (#2)

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor type-CMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2.2
Focal length3.86 mm3.6 mm-
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps60 fps
Face unlockFocal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Secondary front camera - 2 MP
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 32 mm
720p @ 240 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Smart PA-Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
-2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.04.25.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USB-
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
-JSN-L21 - NFC-

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4000 mAh3750 mAh3174 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time23 h
1380 min
1 days
-25 h
1500 min
1 days
2G stand-by time251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
--
3G talk time23 h
1380 min
1 days
-25 h
1500 min
1 days
3G stand-by time251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
--
Charger output power5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A-
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4.0--
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
--Qi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)--0.99 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--0.99 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--1.16 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--1.17 W/kg
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