Comparison between:
- ZTE Axon
- Motorola Nexus 6

Brand and model

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

ZTE AxonMotorola Nexus 6
ZTE Axon
Prices
Motorola Nexus 6
Model alias-Shamu
Nexus X
Moto X Pro
Google Nexus 6
XT1100
XT1103
XT1105

Design

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

Width73.66 mm
7.366 cm
0.242 ft
2.9 in
82.98 mm
8.298 cm
0.272 ft
3.267 in
Height153.9 mm
15.39 cm
0.505 ft
6.059 in
159.26 mm
15.926 cm
0.523 ft
6.27 in
Thickness9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.031 ft
0.37 in
10.06 mm
1.006 cm
0.033 ft
0.396 in
Weight170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
184 g
0.41 lbs
6.49 oz
Volume106.56 cm³
6.47 in³
132.95 cm³
8.07 in³
ColorsSilver
Blue
Gold
White
Blue
Body materialsMetal
Polycarbonate
Plastic
Aluminium alloy

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 cards11

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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz (XT1103)
CDMA 1900 MHz (XT1103)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (XT1100)
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE 700 MHz
LTE 800 MHz (XT1100)

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
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 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ABQualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUKrait 400Krait 450
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores44
CPU frequency2300 MHz2700 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 420
GPU cores4-
GPU frequency578 MHz600 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz800 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSAMOLED
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.96 in
151.38 mm
15.14 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.92 in
74.22 mm
7.42 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
5.19 in
131.94 mm
13.19 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density401 ppi
157 ppcm
493 ppi
193 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area73.8 %74.34 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 3

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
Barometer

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 IMX214 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor-7.38
Aperture-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.8 mm
28.04 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses66
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 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
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
1080p @ 30 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Ring flash

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 resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
-
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-2 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility-

Radio

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

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
SUPL
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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
LE

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
Charging
Host
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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
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
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
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
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity3000 mAh3220 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time25 h
1500 min
1 days
24 h
1440 min
1 days
2G stand-by time300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
330 h
19800 min
13.8 days
3G talk time25 h
1500 min
1 days
24 h
1440 min
1 days
3G stand-by time300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 1.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
FeaturesFast 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 (USA)-0.93 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.38 W/kg
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