Comparison between:
- Cubot Note 7
- Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Brand and model

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

Cubot Note 7Sony Xperia XA Ultra
Cubot Note 7
Prices
Sony Xperia XA Ultra
Model alias-F3211
F3212
F3213
F3215
F3216

Design

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

Width63 mm
6.3 cm
0.207 ft
2.48 in
79.4 mm
7.94 cm
0.26 ft
3.126 in
Height135 mm
13.5 cm
0.443 ft
5.315 in
164.2 mm
16.42 cm
0.539 ft
6.465 in
Thickness11 mm
1.1 cm
0.036 ft
0.433 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
Weight144 g
0.32 lbs
5.08 oz
202 g
0.45 lbs
7.13 oz
Volume93.56 cm³
5.68 in³
109.51 cm³
6.65 in³
ColorsRed
Black
Green
Blue
Gold
White
Black
Body materialsPlastic
Faux leather
Metal
Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-
-F3212; F3216 - Dual SIM

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
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UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (F3213)
LTELTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (F3213)
LTE 800 MHz (F3211; F3212)
LTE 900 MHz (F3211; F3212; F3215; F3216)
LTE 1800 MHz (F3211; F3212; F3215; F3216)
LTE 1900 MHz (F3211; F3213; F3212)
LTE 2100 MHz (F3211; F3212; F3215; F3216)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (F3213)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (F3213)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (F3213)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (F3213; F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (F3215; F3216)

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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

Operating system

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

Operating system (OS)Android 10 Go editionAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat

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.

SoCMediaTek MT6737MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A534x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB256 KB + 256 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores48
CPU frequency1300 MHz2000 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP1ARM Mali-T860 MP2
GPU cores12
GPU frequency600 MHz700 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB

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/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
Width2.3 in
58.43 mm
5.84 cm
2.94 in
74.72 mm
7.47 cm
Height5 in
126.9 mm
12.69 cm
5.23 in
132.83 mm
13.28 cm
Aspect ratio2.172:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution442 x 960 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density192 ppi
75 ppcm
367 ppi
144 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area87.45 %76.37 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screenSony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Minimum pencil hardness >9H

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Sony IMX230 Exmor RS
Sensor type-CMOS
Sensor size-5.99 x 4.5 mm
0.29 in
Sensor format-1/2.4"
Pixel size-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor-5.78
ISO-100 - 6400
Aperturef/2-
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
5312 x 3984 pixels
21.16 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Secondary rear camera
Third rear camera
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Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Sensor type-CMOS
Sensor size-5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor-6.34
ISO-100 - 6400
Aperture-f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.5 mm
22.18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-88 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock-
-Autofocus
Optical image stabilization

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes
-RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

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
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
GOEP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
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

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
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
WMV9
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity3100 mAh2700 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time-13 h
780 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time-558 h
33480 min
23.3 days
3G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time-708 h
42480 min
29.5 days
4G stand-by time-671 h
40260 min
28 days
FeaturesRemovableFast charging
Non-removable
-Quick Charger UCH12

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)-0.718 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.426 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.27 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.37 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-F3211 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.426 W/kg
F3211 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.270 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
F3212 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.426 W/kg
F3212 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.270 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
F3213 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.437 W/kg
F3213 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 0.850 W/kg
F3215 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.432 W/kg
F3215 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
F3216 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.432 W/kg
F3216 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
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