Comparison between:
- BLU Touchbook 8.0
- BLU Studio 7.0 II
- Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7)

Brand and model

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

BLU Touchbook 8.0BLU Studio 7.0 IIAlcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7)
BLU Touchbook 8.0BLU Studio 7.0 IIAlcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7)
Model aliasP220L
P220u
S490L
S490U
6039H
OT-6039H
6039J
OT-6039J
6039K
OT-6039K
6039S
OT-6039S
6039Y
OT-6039Y

Design

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

Width215 mm
21.5 cm
0.705 ft
8.465 in
103 mm
10.3 cm
0.338 ft
4.055 in
65.9 mm
6.59 cm
0.216 ft
2.594 in
Height123.3 mm
12.33 cm
0.405 ft
4.854 in
187.5 mm
18.75 cm
0.615 ft
7.382 in
134.6 mm
13.46 cm
0.442 ft
5.299 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.031 ft
0.37 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
Weight374 g
0.82 lbs
13.19 oz
294 g
0.65 lbs
10.37 oz
110 g
0.24 lbs
3.88 oz
Volume235.93 cm³
14.33 in³
181.54 cm³
11.02 in³
67.41 cm³
4.09 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Blue
Yellow
Red
Gray
Gold
Blue
Black
Champagne
Silver
Body materialsPlasticPlasticPlastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMini-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Features--Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
--6039J; 6039K - 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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (S490U)
UMTS 2100 MHz (S490L)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (6039S)
LTE--LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (6039S)
LTE 850 MHz (6039S)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (6039S)

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+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
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 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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.

SoC-MediaTek MT8382Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Process technology-28 nm28 nm
CPU-ARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits-32 bit64 bit
Instruction set-ARMv7ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-256 KB
0.25 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores444
CPU frequency1300 MHz1300 MHz1200 MHz
GPUPowerVR SGX544ARM Mali-400 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 306
GPU cores-2-
GPU frequency-500 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB1.5 GB
RAM type--LPDDR3
RAM channels--Single channel
RAM frequency--533 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB8 GB8 GB
--eMMC

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
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/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size8 in
203.2 mm
20.32 cm
7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
Width6.78 in
172.31 mm
17.23 cm
3.54 in
89.89 mm
8.99 cm
2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
Height4.24 in
107.7 mm
10.77 cm
6.04 in
153.41 mm
15.34 cm
4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.707:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels600 x 1024 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density189 ppi
74 ppcm
170 ppi
66 ppcm
312 ppi
122 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area70.23 %71.63 %68.88 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
--OGS (One Glass Solution)
Full Lamination Technology
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating

Sensors

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

SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometerProximity
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 IMX214 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size--4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size--1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor--7.38
ISO--100 - 2400
Shutter speed--1/2 - 1/2000
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--3.75 mm
27.69 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash type--LED
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 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
Digital zoomAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
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 resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
--1.2 W (Watt) JBL speaker
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

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

RadioNoYesYes
--RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPSGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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.

Version4.04.04.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
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
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
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
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
MKV
MP4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
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.

Capacity4000 mAh3450 mAh2000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time--17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
2G stand-by time--500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
3G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time-200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
Charger output power--5 V / 1 A
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-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 (EU)--1.277 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--0.659 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.44 W/kg1.44 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.18 W/kg1.39 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features--Reversible phone design
6039H - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.297 W/kg; body - 0.787 W/kg
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