Comparison between:
- Realme 3
- Meizu X8
- Meizu Note 8

Brand and model

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

Realme 3Meizu X8Meizu Note 8
Realme 3
Prices
Meizu X8
Prices
Meizu Note 8
Prices
Model aliasRMX1825M852QNote8
M822H
M822Q

Design

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

Width75.6 mm
7.56 cm
0.25 ft
2.98 in
74.6 mm
7.46 cm
0.24 ft
2.94 in
75.5 mm
7.55 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
Height156.1 mm
15.61 cm
0.51 ft
6.15 in
151.2 mm
15.12 cm
0.5 ft
5.95 in
153.6 mm
15.36 cm
0.5 ft
6.05 in
Thickness8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
Volume97.95 cm³
5.95 in³
87.98 cm³
5.34 in³
91.61 cm³
5.56 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Black
White
Blue
Black
Blue
Red
Violet
Body materialsPlasticMetalMetal

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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards222
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)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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
TD-SCDMA-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 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 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)
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)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 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+
LTE Cat 13
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
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)ColorOS 6.0 (Android 9.0 Pie)FlyMe (Android 8.1 Oreo)FlyMe (Android 8.1 Oreo)

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.

SoCMediaTek Helio P70Qualcomm Snapdragon 710Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
Process technology12 nm10 nm14 nm
CPU4x 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.2 GHz Kryo 360, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 3604x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2100 MHz2200 MHz1800 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 616Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU cores3--
GPU frequency900 MHz500 MHz-
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
--

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.22 in
157.99 mm
15.8 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
Width2.66 in
67.63 mm
6.76 cm
2.71 in
68.89 mm
6.89 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
Height5.62 in
142.78 mm
14.28 cm
5.58 in
141.61 mm
14.16 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
Aspect ratio2.111:12.056:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution720 x 1520 pixels1080 x 2220 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density270 ppi
106 ppcm
398 ppi
156 ppcm
402 ppi
158 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area82.09 %86.77 %80.37 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
83% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall

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 model-Sony IMX362 Exmor RSSony IMX362 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/2.56"1/2.56"
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
ISO-50 - 160050 - 1600
Aperturef/1.8f/1.9f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.94 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.94 mm
23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses566
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
720p @ 90 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Available also with Samsung S5K2L7 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
720p @ 60 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Available also with Samsung S5K2L7 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
4-element lens (#2)

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 typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/2.78"-
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
-
Aperturef/2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.2 mm
24 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.5 mm
Number of lenses-54
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
5120 x 3840 pixels
19.66 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlockFace unlockFace unlock
-Exposure compensation-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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
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.

Version4.25.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
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

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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
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
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
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.

Capacity4230 mAh3210 mAh3600 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
-
Quick charge technology--mCharge 4.0
FeaturesFast 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 (USA)0.976 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)0.261 W/kg--
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