Comparison between:
- Gigabyte GSmart Rio R1
- Gigabyte GSmart Essence

Brand and model

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

Gigabyte GSmart Rio R1Gigabyte GSmart Essence
Gigabyte GSmart Rio R1Gigabyte GSmart Essence

Design

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

Width63.8 mm
6.38 cm
0.209 ft
2.512 in
67 mm
6.7 cm
0.22 ft
2.638 in
Height124.2 mm
12.42 cm
0.407 ft
4.89 in
134 mm
13.4 cm
0.44 ft
5.276 in
Thickness10.45 mm
1.045 cm
0.034 ft
0.411 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
Weight130 g
0.29 lbs
4.6 oz
125 g
0.28 lbs
4.41 oz
Volume82.81 cm³
5.03 in³
79.01 cm³
4.8 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Blue
Pink
Yellow
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 typeMini-SIMMini-SIM
Micro-SIM
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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 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
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

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 4.0 Ice Cream SandwichAndroid 4.4 KitKat

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 S4 Play MSM8225Spreadtrum SC7731G
Process technology45 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A5ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores24
CPU frequency1000 MHz1200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 203ARM Mali-400 MP2
GPU cores-2
GPU frequency-400 MHz
RAM capacity512 MB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR2-

Storage

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

Storage4 GB8 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
Width2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
2.2 in
56 mm
5.6 cm
Height3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
3.92 in
99.64 mm
9.96 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.779:1
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density233 ppi
91 ppcm
218 ppi
85 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area57.66 %62.35 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
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 type-CMOS
ISO100 - 1600-
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Face detection
White balance settings
Scene mode
Digital zoom
Panorama
HDR
Self-timer

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 resolution-1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-
0.3 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
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

Bluetooth

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

Version3.02.1
Features-A2DP

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

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
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
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
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
H.264
MP4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
MP4
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity1500 mAh1600 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time5 h
300 min
0.2 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time135 h
8100 min
5.6 days
240 h
14400 min
10 days
3G talk time5 h
300 min
0.2 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time135 h
8100 min
5.6 days
240 h
14400 min
10 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovable

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)0.576 W/kg0.524 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.603 W/kg
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