Comparison between:
- Meizu 17
- Samsung Galaxy Note20 LTE SD865+

Brand and model

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

Meizu 17Samsung Galaxy Note20 LTE SD865+
Meizu 17
Prices
Samsung Galaxy Note20 LTE SD865+
Prices
Model alias-Galaxy Note20 4G SD865+
Galaxy Note20 LTE SD865 Plus
SM-N980F

Design

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

Width77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.253 ft
3.039 in
75.2 mm
7.52 cm
0.247 ft
2.961 in
Height160 mm
16 cm
0.525 ft
6.299 in
161.6 mm
16.16 cm
0.53 ft
6.362 in
Thickness8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.028 ft
0.335 in
8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.027 ft
0.327 in
Weight199 g
0.44 lbs
7.02 oz
192 g
0.42 lbs
6.77 oz
Volume104.99 cm³
6.38 in³
100.86 cm³
6.13 in³
ColorsAG Fantasy Unicorn
Deep Green
17-degree Gray
Mystic Gray
Mystic Bronze
Mystic Green
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Plastic
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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual 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)
-eSIM

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 (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
-
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
5G NR5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
-
4x4 MIMO-

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+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
-Exynos Modem 5123
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA

Operating system

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

Operating system (OS)FlyMe 9 (Android 10)Android 10
User interface (UI)-One UI 2.5

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 865Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Process technology7 nm7 nm
CPU1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 5851x 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.80 GHz Kryo 485
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2840 MHz3090 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 650
GPU frequency587 MHz-
RAM capacity8 GB8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR5
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz2750 MHz
mEngine 3.0-

Storage

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

Storage128 GB
256 GB
256 GB
UFS 3.1UFS 3.0

Memory cards

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

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyAMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Diagonal size6.6 in
167.64 mm
16.76 cm
6.7 in
170.18 mm
17.02 cm
Width2.77 in
70.25 mm
7.03 cm
2.75 in
69.84 mm
6.98 cm
Height5.99 in
152.21 mm
15.22 cm
6.11 in
155.19 mm
15.52 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.222:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density390 ppi
153 ppcm
393 ppi
154 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area86.85 %89.47 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manyfacturer - Samsung
2.5D curved glass screen
CoF packaging
On-cell
90 Hz refresh rate
180 Hz touch sampling rate
100% DCI-P3
700 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 1100 cd/m²
2000000:1
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
60Hz refresh rate
HDR10+

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Gravity
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Fingerprint sensor model - Goodix (In-display optical fingerprint sensor)
Linear vibration motor
4D haptic feedback
In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor

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 modelSony IMX686Sony IMX555
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size-6.45 x 8.46 mm
0.42 in
Sensor format1/1.7"1/1.76"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.8 µm
0.001800 mm
Crop factor-4.07
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent5.43 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.32 mm
17.57 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view79 °79 °
Number of lenses6-
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution9248 x 6944 pixels
64.22 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
Video FPS60 fps24 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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 autofocus (PDAF)
Tracking AF
6-LED ring flash
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (portrait)
Sensor model - Sony IMX362 (#2)
Apertuse size - f/1.9 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K4H7 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#3)
Apertuse size - f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view - 118° (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 16 mm (#3)
5-element lens (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 5MP (macro)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E9 (#4)
2.5 cm shooting distance (#4)
Super Speed Dual Pixel AF
2160p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 22 mm (#2)
Third rear camera - 64 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#3)
Pixel size - 0.8 μm (#3)
Angle of view - 76° (#3)
PDAF (#3)
3x hybrid optical zoom (#3)
12x digital zoom (#3)
30x Super Resolution Zoom (#3)

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 IMX374
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-80 °
Number of lenses5-
Image resolution20 MP10 MP
Video resolution-3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
HDR
Super Night Mode 3.0
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR
Autofocus
-Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-384 kHz / 32-bit
DSD64/128
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus

Radio

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

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

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
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
2x2 MU-MiMOHE80
MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

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

Version5.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.2
FeaturesCharging
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 jackNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

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
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
APE
MKA
AAC
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF
aptX Adaptive
LDAC

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
MKV
MP4
MPEG-4
MOV
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
FLV
WEBM

Battery

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

Capacity4500 mAh4300 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 6 A5 V / 5 A
Quick charge technologySuper mCharge, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Power Delivery 2.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Energy density - 700 Wh/LQi/PMA wireless charging
Wireless reverse charging
Fast Wireless Charging
USB Power Delivery

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)-1.11 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.14 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-Samsung DeX
S Pen - Bluetooth-enabled; Li-Ti battery; 4096 pressure levels; 0.7 mm pen tip diameter; IP68
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