Comparison between:
- nubia M2
- nubia Z11
- Sharp Aquos S2

Brand and model

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

nubia M2nubia Z11Sharp Aquos S2
nubia M2
Prices
nubia Z11
Prices
Sharp Aquos S2
Prices
Model aliasNX551JNX531J_V2A
NX531J_V2B
Aquos S2 Standard Version
FS8010

Design

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

Width75.9 mm
7.59 cm
0.25 ft
2.99 in
72.3 mm
7.23 cm
0.24 ft
2.85 in
72.04 mm
7.2 cm
0.24 ft
2.84 in
Height154.5 mm
15.45 cm
0.51 ft
6.08 in
151.8 mm
15.18 cm
0.5 ft
5.98 in
141.8 mm
14.18 cm
0.47 ft
5.58 in
Thickness7 mm
0.7 cm
0.02 ft
0.28 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.03 ft
0.3 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
162 g
0.36 lbs
5.71 oz
140 g
0.31 lbs
4.94 oz
Volume82.09 cm³
4.99 in³
84.51 cm³
5.13 in³
80.7 cm³
4.9 in³
ColorsBlack
Champagne
Gold
Silver
Gray
Rose-gold
Black
White
Blue
Green
Body materialsMetalAluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass

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-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards222

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 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz (NX531J-V2B)CDMA 800 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz (NX531J_V2B)
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (NX531J_V2A)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 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 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (NX531J_V2A)
LTE 900 MHz (NX531J_V2B)
LTE 800 MHz (NX531J_V2B)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (NX531J_V2B)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (NX531J_V2A)
LTE 1900 MHz (NX531J_V2A)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (NX531J_V2A)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (NX531J_V2A)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)

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 6
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 7
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)Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
User interface (UI)nubia 4.0
nubia 4.5
nubia 4.0Smile UX

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 625 MSM8953Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Process technology14 nm14 nm14 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A532x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo4x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1536 KB
1.5 MB
-
CPU cores848
CPU frequency2000 MHz2150 MHz2200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 508
GPU frequency-624 MHz-
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR4
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1333 MHz
-EU-vesion - LPDDR3 (Single channel) / 800 MHz
China-version - LPDDR4 (Double channel) / 1866 MHz
-

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
eMMC 5.1EU-vesion - eMMC 4.5
China-version - eMMC 5.1
-

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
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/technologyAMOLEDIPSIGZO
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.57 in
65.36 mm
6.54 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.86 in
123.47 mm
12.35 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.889:1
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 2040 pixels
Pixel density401 ppi
157 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
420 ppi
165 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.34 %76.23 %79.26 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
90% NTSC
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
1300:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
96% NTSC
Display manufacturer - Sharp
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
550 cd/m²
135% sRGB

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145

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 modelSony Exmor RSSony IMX298 Exmor RSSony IMX362 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-5.22 x 3.92 mm
0.26 in
-
Pixel size-1.132 µm
0.001132 mm
-
Crop factor-6.63-
ISO-100 - 12800-
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/1.75
Focal length3.5 mm4.04 mm
26.79 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.28 mm
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection
Contrast autofocus
5-element lens
Blue filter glass
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP (monochrome)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Phase detection
DTI technology (Deep Trench Isolation)
6-element lens
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Blue filter glass
1080p @ 60 fps
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP

Secondary camera

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

Sensor modelSamsungSony IMX179 Exmor R-
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-4.54 x 3.42 mm
0.22 in
-
Pixel size-1.391 µm
0.001391 mm
-
Crop factor-7.61-
Aperturef/2f/2.4f/2
Focal length3.8 mm2.93 mm
22.3 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.51 mm
Image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 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 fps30 fps
Pixel size - 2 μm
5-element lens
Blue filter glass
Wide-angle lens - 80°
5-element lens
Wide-angle lens - 80°
Blue filter glass
5-element lens

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Dolby Surround 7.1
DTS
Smart PA
Texas Instruments TAS2555
AKM4376
Dolby Surround 7.1
Smart PA
Headphone adapter

Radio

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

Radio-No-

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

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

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
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.

Version4.14.14.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

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
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
FLAC
M4A
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
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
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.

Capacity3630 mAh3000 mAh3020 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 5.2 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

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)-0.499 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)-0.652 W/kg-
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