Comparison between:
- Motorola Moto E5 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy M20
- Xiaomi Mi Max 3
- Xiaomi Redmi 8A

Brand and model

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

Motorola Moto E5 PlusSamsung Galaxy M20Xiaomi Mi Max 3Xiaomi Redmi 8A
Motorola Moto E5 Plus
Prices
Samsung Galaxy M20
Prices
Xiaomi Mi Max 3
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi 8A
Model aliasMoto E Plus (5th gen.)
Moto E5+
XT1924
SM-M205FD
M205FD
Mi Max3Redmi8A
Red Rice 8A
Red Rice8A
MZB8298IN

Design

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

Width75.3 mm
7.53 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
74.5 mm
7.45 cm
0.24 ft
2.93 in
87.4 mm
8.74 cm
0.29 ft
3.44 in
75.41 mm
7.54 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
Height161.9 mm
16.19 cm
0.53 ft
6.37 in
156.4 mm
15.64 cm
0.51 ft
6.16 in
176.15 mm
17.62 cm
0.58 ft
6.94 in
156.48 mm
15.65 cm
0.51 ft
6.16 in
Thickness9.35 mm
0.94 cm
0.03 ft
0.37 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
7.99 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.03 ft
0.37 in
Weight200 g
0.44 lbs
7.05 oz
186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
221 g
0.49 lbs
7.8 oz
188 g
0.41 lbs
6.63 oz
Volume113.99 cm³
6.92 in³
102.54 cm³
6.23 in³
123.01 cm³
7.47 in³
110.92 cm³
6.74 in³
ColorsGold
Gray
Blue
Black
Black
Blue
Black
Gold
Blue
Midnight Black
Ocean Blue
Sunset Red
Body materialsPlasticPlasticAluminium alloyPlastic

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 / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1222
Features-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
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
-CDMA 800 MHz-
W-CDMA--W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 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 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 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 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-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)

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
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 10
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A

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 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.1 OreoMIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI 10 (Android 9.0 Pie)
User interface (UI)-Experience 9.5--

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 425 MSM8917Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904Qualcomm Snapdragon 636Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Process technology28 nm14 nm14 nm12 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A532x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 6x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 2604x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.45 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8
CPU cores4888
CPU frequency1400 MHz1800 MHz1800 MHz1950 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 308ARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 509Qualcomm Adreno 505
GPU cores-2--
GPU frequency500 MHz--650 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB
3 GB
3 GB
4 GB
4 GB
6 GB
2 GB
3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency667 MHz-1333 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
-eMMC 5.1eMMC 5.1eMMC 5.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.9 in
175.26 mm
17.53 cm
6.22 in
157.91 mm
15.79 cm
Width2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
3.09 in
78.38 mm
7.84 cm
2.66 in
67.6 mm
6.76 cm
Height5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
6.17 in
156.76 mm
15.68 cm
5.62 in
142.71 mm
14.27 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.167:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.111:1
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel density268 ppi
105 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
350 ppi
137 ppcm
271 ppi
106 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area76.45 %83.89 %80.06 %82.02 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
--2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
84% NTSC
In-cell
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1
70.8% NTSC

Sensors

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

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

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 IMX363 Exmor RSSony IMX363 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/6"1/2.55"1/2.55"
Pixel size1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Aperturef/2f/1.9f/1.9f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.6 mm
31 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.94 mm-
Number of lenses---6
Flash typeLEDLEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 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
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 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)
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)
-Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Phase detection with Dual Pixel

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 type-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.61 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.99 mm-
Auxiliary lightLED---
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps-
Features--Face unlockFace unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-Dolby Atmos-Smart PA
0.82 CC acoustic chamber

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesYes
RDS---

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
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
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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.

Version4.25.05.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP
EDR
HID
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-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
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
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
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
MP4
WebM
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
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.

Capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh5500 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time36 h
2160 min
1.5 days
29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
3G talk time36 h
2160 min
1.5 days
29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
Charger output power5 V / 3 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology--Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
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)0.898 W/kg0.248 W/kg1.584 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.473 W/kg1.591 W/kg1.417 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.99 W/kg---
Body SAR (USA)1.13 W/kg---

Additional features

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

Additional features-SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.273 W/kg-MZB8298IN - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.339 W/kg; body - 1.000 W/kg
P2i nano-coating
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