Comparison between:
- Meizu Note 9
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
- Lenovo S5 Pro

Brand and model

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

Meizu Note 9Xiaomi Redmi Note 7Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 ProLenovo S5 Pro
Meizu Note 9
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
Prices
Lenovo S5 Pro
Prices
Model aliasNote9
M923Q
Redmi Note7
Red Rice Note 7
Red Rice Note7
Redmi Note7 Pro
Redmi Note 7Pro
Redmi Note7Pro
Red Rice Note 7 Pro
Red Rice Note 7Pro
Red Rice Note7 Pro
Red Rice Note7Pro
S5Pro

Design

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

Width74.4 mm
7.44 cm
0.24 ft
2.93 in
75.21 mm
7.52 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
75.21 mm
7.52 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
75.45 mm
7.55 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
Height153.1 mm
15.31 cm
0.5 ft
6.03 in
159.21 mm
15.92 cm
0.52 ft
6.27 in
159.21 mm
15.92 cm
0.52 ft
6.27 in
154.5 mm
15.45 cm
0.51 ft
6.08 in
Thickness8.65 mm
0.87 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.03 ft
0.3 in
Weight169 g
0.37 lbs
5.99 oz
186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
Volume98.53 cm³
5.98 in³
96.99 cm³
5.89 in³
96.99 cm³
5.89 in³
89.76 cm³
5.45 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
White
Blue
Red
Black
Blue
Black
Red
Black
Gold
Blue
Body materialsMetalGlass
Plastic
Glass
Plastic
Metal

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
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards2222
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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
--UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 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-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 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-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 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-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)

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
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
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)FlyMe 7.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V10.3.5 (Android 9.0 Pie)
Android 8.1 Oreo
User interface (UI)---ZUI 5.0

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 675Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon 675Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Process technology11 nm14 nm11 nm14 nm
CPU2x 2.0 GHz Kryo 460, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 4604x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 2602x 2.0 GHz Kryo 460, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 4604x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8ARMv8ARMv8
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2000 MHz2200 MHz2000 MHz1800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 612Qualcomm Adreno 512Qualcomm Adreno 612Qualcomm Adreno 509
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
3 GB
4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
6 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz1333 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
-eMMC 5.1eMMC 5.1-

Memory cards

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

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
Width2.69 in
68.29 mm
6.83 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
2.69 in
68.25 mm
6.82 cm
Height5.59 in
141.9 mm
14.19 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
5.59 in
141.92 mm
14.19 cm
Aspect ratio2.078:12.167:12.167:12.08:1
Resolution1080 x 2244 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2246 pixels
Pixel density402 ppi
158 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
402 ppi
158 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.35 %81.63 %81.63 %83.36 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screen
450 cd/m²
Display manufacturer - Tianma
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
84% NTSC
Display manufacturer - Shenchao
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
84% NTSC
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
113% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Infrared face recognition sensor
-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1511--

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 modelSamsung S5KGM1Samsung S5KGM1Sony IMX586 Exmor RS-
Sensor type--CMOS BSICMOS
ISO50 - 1600100 - 3200100 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.7f/1.79f/1.79f/1.8
Focal length-4.74 mm4.74 mm-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LEDLED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
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
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
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
4-element lens (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.25 μm
Phase detection
Secondary rear camera - 20 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Sony IMX350 Exmor RS (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.8" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)

Secondary camera

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

Sensor model-OmniVision OV13855OmniVision OV13855Sony IMX476 Exmor RS
Sensor type-PureCelPureCelCMOS
Sensor size-4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
-
Pixel size-1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
-
Crop factor-7.317.31-
Aperturef/2f/2f/2f/2
Focal length-3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.51 mm
25.65 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Image resolution5180 x 3880 pixels
20.1 MP
4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
5120 x 3840 pixels
19.66 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Face unlockFace unlockFocal length (35 mm equivalent) - 20 mm
Face unlock
Pixel size - 2.0 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Secondary front camera - 8 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-Smart PASmart PA-

Radio

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

RadioNoYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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 jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
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
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
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
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
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VP8
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.

Capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh4000 mAh3500 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-23 h
1380 min
1 days
45 h 30 min
45.5 h
2730 min
1.9 days
-
2G stand-by time-251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
-
3G talk time-23 h
1380 min
1 days
45 h 30 min
45.5 h
2730 min
1.9 days
-
3G stand-by time-251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
-
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologymCharge 4.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast 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)-0.591 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)-1.274 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)-1.19 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)-1.18 W/kg--

Additional features

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

Additional features--M1901F7S - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.962 W/kg; body - 0.838 W/kg
P2i nano-coating
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