Comparison between:
- HTC Nexus 9
- Lenovo Tab 7

Brand and model

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

HTC Nexus 9Lenovo Tab 7
HTC Nexus 9
Prices
Lenovo Tab 7
Prices
Model aliasGoogle Nexus 9
Volantis
TB-7504N
TB-7504X

Design

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

Width228.25 mm
22.825 cm
0.749 ft
8.986 in
193 mm
19.3 cm
0.633 ft
7.598 in
Height153.68 mm
15.368 cm
0.504 ft
6.05 in
98.7 mm
9.87 cm
0.324 ft
3.886 in
Thickness7.95 mm
0.795 cm
0.026 ft
0.313 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
Weight436 g
0.96 lbs
15.38 oz
260 g
0.57 lbs
9.17 oz
Volume278.87 cm³
16.94 in³
160.01 cm³
9.72 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Gold
Black
White
Body materialsPlasticPlastic

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 cards12

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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
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
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 5.0.1 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 7.0 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.

SoCNvidia Tegra K1-64MediaTek MT8735B
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUDenverARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores24
CPU frequency2300 MHz1300 MHz
GPUNvidia Kepler DX11ARM Mali-T720 MP2
GPU cores1922
GPU frequency950 MHz-
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channels-Single channel

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
16 GB

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 size8.9 in
226.06 mm
22.61 cm
6.98 in
177.29 mm
17.73 cm
Width7.12 in
180.85 mm
18.08 cm
6.08 in
154.52 mm
15.45 cm
Height5.34 in
135.64 mm
13.56 cm
3.42 in
86.92 mm
8.69 cm
Aspect ratio1.333:1
4:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution2048 x 1536 pixels1280 x 720 pixels
Pixel density288 ppi
113 ppcm
210 ppi
82 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area70.16 %70.74 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 3350 cd/m²

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

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 IMX219PQ Exmor R-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
-
Pixel size1.119 µm
0.001119 mm
-
Crop factor9.42-
Aperturef/2.4f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.1 mm
29.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Number of lenses5-
Flash typeLED-
Image resolution3280 x 2460 pixels
8.07 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
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.

Sensor modelOmniVision OV9760-
Sensor typeCMOS BSI-
Sensor size2.65 x 2 mm
0.13 in
-
Crop factor13.04-
Aperturef/2.4-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2 mm
26.09 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Image resolution-1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-
1.6 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker

Radio

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

Radio-Yes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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.

Version4.14.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
EDR

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
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
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

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/codecsAMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
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
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity6700 mAh3500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-10 h
600 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time-336 h
20160 min
14 days
3G talk time-10 h
600 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time720 h
43200 min
30 days
336 h
20160 min
14 days
4G stand-by time720 h
43200 min
30 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 1 A
FeaturesNon-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 (USA)-0.89 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.19 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features425 g (Wi-Fi version)-
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