Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi 5s
- Pantech Vega Iron

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Mi 5sPantech Vega Iron
Xiaomi Mi 5s
Prices
Pantech Vega Iron
Model aliasMi5sIM-A870L
IM-A870K
IM-A870S

Design

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

Width70.3 mm
7.03 cm
0.23 ft
2.77 in
67.6 mm
6.76 cm
0.22 ft
2.66 in
Height145.6 mm
14.56 cm
0.48 ft
5.73 in
136.3 mm
13.63 cm
0.45 ft
5.37 in
Thickness8.25 mm
0.83 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
Weight145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
Volume84.44 cm³
5.13 in³
81.08 cm³
4.92 in³
ColorsGray
Gold
Rose-gold
Silver
Black
White
Body materialsMetal-

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-

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 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHzCMDA 1800 MHz
CDMA2000-1xEV-DO Rel. 0
1xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
-
UMTS-UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 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 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
-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

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 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 3

Operating system

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

Operating system (OS)MIUI V8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
MIUI V8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
MIUI V9
MIUI V10
Android 4.1.2 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 821 MSM8996 ProQualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
Process technology14 nm28 nm
CPU2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 2.0 GHz KryoKrait 300
CPU bits64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7
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)1536 KB
1.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores44
CPU frequency2150 MHz1700 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 320
GPU cores-4
GPU frequency624 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz600 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
UFS 2.0-

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/technologyIPSLCD
Diagonal size5.15 in
130.81 mm
13.08 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.52 in
64.13 mm
6.41 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height4.49 in
114.01 mm
11.4 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density428 ppi
168 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.66 %75.04 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Display manufacturer - Sharp
2.5D curved glass screen
Force Touch
Synaptics ClearForce
1500:1 contrast ratio
600 cd/m²
94% NTSC
High Bright In-cell Display

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics S3331-

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 IMX378 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor size6.25 x 4.65 mm
0.31 in
-
Pixel size1.55 µm
0.00155 mm
-
Crop factor5.55-
ISO100 - 3200-
Aperturef/2-
Focal length4.73 mm
26.27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 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
RAW
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Face detection
Phase detection
6-element lens
720p @ 120 fps
-

Secondary camera

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

Sensor modelOmniVision OV4688-
Sensor typeCMOS BSI-
Sensor size5.44 x 3.07 mm
0.25 in
-
Pixel size2.024 µm
0.002024 mm
-
Crop factor6.93-
Aperturef/2-
Focal length4.6 mm
31.86 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Image resolution2688 x 1512 pixels
4.06 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Wide-angle lens - 80°-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
NXP 66T19
NXP TFA9891
-

Radio

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

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
MU-MiMO-

Bluetooth

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

Version4.2-
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
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
CSS 3
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/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
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/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
H.263
H.264
MP4

Battery

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

Capacity3200 mAh2150 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
-
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Removable
Battery model: BM36-

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)0.768 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.01 W/kg-
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