Comparison between:
- Pantech Vega Iron
- Pantech Perception
- Pantech Vega LTE-A
- Pantech Vega Secret Note

Brand and model

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

Pantech Vega IronPantech PerceptionPantech Vega LTE-APantech Vega Secret Note
Pantech Vega IronPantech PerceptionPantech Vega LTE-APantech Vega Secret Note
Model aliasIM-A870L
IM-A870K
IM-A870S
Premia V
ADR930L
IM-A880SIM-A890L
IM-A890K
IM-A890S

Design

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

Width67.6 mm
6.76 cm
0.222 ft
2.661 in
69 mm
6.9 cm
0.226 ft
2.717 in
78.3 mm
7.83 cm
0.257 ft
3.083 in
81.5 mm
8.15 cm
0.267 ft
3.209 in
Height136.3 mm
13.63 cm
0.447 ft
5.366 in
133 mm
13.3 cm
0.436 ft
5.236 in
153.4 mm
15.34 cm
0.503 ft
6.039 in
159.4 mm
15.94 cm
0.523 ft
6.276 in
Thickness8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
10.5 mm
1.05 cm
0.034 ft
0.413 in
8.85 mm
0.885 cm
0.029 ft
0.348 in
Weight154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
137 g
0.3 lbs
4.83 oz
181 g
0.4 lbs
6.41 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
Volume81.08 cm³
4.92 in³
82.59 cm³
5.02 in³
126.12 cm³
7.66 in³
114.97 cm³
6.98 in³
ColorsBlack
White
-Black
White
Black
White

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111

Networks

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

GSMGSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACMDA 1800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
-CDMA 1800 MHz (IM-A890L)
CDMA 2000 MHz (IM-A890L)
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rel. 0
1xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
1xEV-DO Rel. 0
1xEV-DO Rev. A
-1xEV-DO Rel. 0
1xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
UMTSUMTS 2100 MHzUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHzUMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 13LTE 850 MHzLTE 850 MHz (IM-A890L; IM-A890S)
LTE 900 MHz (IM-A890K)
LTE 1800 MHz (IM-A890S; IM-A890K)
LTE 2100 MHz (IM-A890L)
IM-A870L - CDMA 1800 MHz; CDMA2000; LTE 850 MHz; LTE 2100 MHz
IM-A870K - LTE 900 MHz; LTE 1800 MHz
IM-A870S - LTE 850 MHz; LTE 1800 MHz
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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 Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 3
LTE-A
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 4
LTE-A

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 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

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 600 (APQ8064T)Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974AA)Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974AA)
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPU4x 1.7 GHz Krait 3002x 1.5 GHz Krait4x 2.26 GHz Krait 4004x 2.26 GHz Krait 400
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7-AARMv7-AARMv7-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores4244
CPU frequency1700 MHz1500 MHz2260 MHz2260 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores4-44
GPU frequency400 MHz400 MHz450 MHz450 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB1 GB2 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR2LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency600 MHz500 MHz800 MHz800 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB16 GB16 GB
32 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyLCDSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4.8 in
121.92 mm
12.19 cm
5.6 in
142.24 mm
14.22 cm
5.9 in
149.86 mm
14.99 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.35 in
59.77 mm
5.98 cm
2.75 in
69.73 mm
6.97 cm
2.89 in
73.47 mm
7.35 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.18 in
106.26 mm
10.63 cm
4.88 in
123.97 mm
12.4 cm
5.14 in
130.61 mm
13.06 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
306 ppi
120 ppcm
393 ppi
154 ppcm
373 ppi
146 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.04 %69.44 %72.21 %74.11 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
High Bright In-cell Display-Natural IPS ProNatural IPS Pro

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint

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 typeCMOS BSI---
ISO---100 - 800
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Face detection
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

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.

Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps-30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility-DTS

Radio

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

RadioNoNoNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
E911
GPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
S-GPS

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version-4.0--
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BPP
FTP
GAVDP
HFP
HID
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DPA2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI---Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

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 jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
UPnP
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
UPnP
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
UPnP
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
UPnP

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5

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/codecseAAC+
MP3
WAV
AAC
AAC+
eAAC+
MP3
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
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/codecsH.263
H.264
MP4
DivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity2150 mAh2020 mAh3100 mAh3200 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time-11 h 36 min
11.6 h
696 min
0.5 days
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2G stand-by time-280 h
16800 min
11.7 days
--
3G talk time-11 h 36 min
11.6 h
696 min
0.5 days
--
3G stand-by time-280 h
16800 min
11.7 days
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FeaturesRemovableRemovableRemovableRemovable

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 (USA)-1.03 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)-0.76 W/kg--

Additional features

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

Additional features--Rear touchpadV Pen
Rear touchpad
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