Comparison between:
- Lenovo Z2 Plus
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Brand and model

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

Lenovo Z2 PlusXiaomi Redmi Note 8
Lenovo Z2 Plus
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Prices
Model alias-Redmi Note8
Red Rice Note 8
Red Rice Note8
C3J
M1908C3JH
M1908C3JG
M1908C3JI

Design

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

Width68.88 mm
6.89 cm
0.23 ft
2.71 in
75.3 mm
7.53 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
Height141.65 mm
14.17 cm
0.46 ft
5.58 in
158.3 mm
15.83 cm
0.52 ft
6.23 in
Thickness8.45 mm
0.85 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
8.35 mm
0.84 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
Weight149 g
0.33 lbs
5.26 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
Volume82.45 cm³
5.01 in³
99.53 cm³
6.04 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Meteorite Black
Dream Blue
White
Nebula Purple
Body materialsFiberglass
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
Plastic
Certification-IP52

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
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual 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 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTELTE 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-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
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)

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
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
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 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
MIUI V10 (Android 9.0 Pie)

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 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Process technology14 nm11 nm
CPU2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo4x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
-
CPU cores48
CPU frequency2150 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 610
GPU frequency624 MHz-
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
eMMC 5.1-

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/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.167:1
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density441 ppi
173 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area70.86 %82 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
70% NTSC
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions
1500:1 contrast ratio
84% NTSC

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
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1155-

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 modelSamsung S5K2M8Samsung S5KGM2
Sensor typeISOCELLISOCELL
Sensor format-1/2.25"
Pixel size1.34 µm
0.001340 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperturef/2.2f/1.79
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.88 mm13 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-79.4 °
Number of lenses56
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 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
Digital 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)
PDAF + CAF dual-mode focusPixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Super Phase Detection
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Samsung S5KGM1 is also available
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 2MP (macro)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#4)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#4)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)

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 modelOmniVision OV8865OmniVision OV13855
Sensor typeCMOS BSI 2PureCel
Sensor size4.61 x 3.47 mm
0.23 in
4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.414 µm
0.001414 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor7.497.31
Aperturef/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.47 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view78.9 °-
Number of lenses5-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
192 kHz / 24-bitSmart PA
Stereo speakers model - 1217SLS

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
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

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
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.

Version4.14.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.02.0
FeaturesCharging
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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
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

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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
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
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity3500 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power5.3 V / 2.5 A9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
FeaturesFast 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 (EU)-0.191 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.034 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.374 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.987 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-M1908C3JG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.191 W/kg; body - 1.034 W/kg
M1908C3JG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.374 W/kg; body - 0.987 W/kg
M1908C3JH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.191 W/kg; body - 1.089 W/kg
M1908C3JH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.387 W/kg; body - 1.056 W/kg
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