Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
- Sony Xperia Z3 Dual
- Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8TSony Xperia Z3 DualXiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
Prices
Sony Xperia Z3 DualXiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Prices
Model aliasRedmi Note8T
Red Rice Note 8T
Red Rice Note8 T
M1908C3JH
M1908C3JG
M1908C3JI
D6633Mi5s Plus
Mi 5s+
Mi5s+

Design

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

Width75.4 mm
7.54 cm
0.247 ft
2.969 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
77.7 mm
7.77 cm
0.255 ft
3.059 in
Height161.15 mm
16.115 cm
0.529 ft
6.344 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
154.6 mm
15.46 cm
0.507 ft
6.087 in
Thickness8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
7.95 mm
0.795 cm
0.026 ft
0.313 in
Weight199 g
0.44 lbs
7.05 oz
152 g
0.34 lbs
5.36 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
Volume104.5 cm³
6.35 in³
76.74 cm³
4.66 in³
95.5 cm³
5.8 in³
ColorsNeptune Blue
Moonlight White
Space Black
Black
White
Brown
Gray
Gold
Rose-gold
Silver
Body materialsGlass
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Metal
CertificationIP52IP65
IP68
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SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-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)

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
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 MHz (BC0)-CDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
-W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
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LTELTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
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 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
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)

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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
3CA
256-QAM
4x4 MIMO
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Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)MIUI V10 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V11 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
MIUI V8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
MIUI V8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
MIUI V9.1.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
MIUI V10

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 665Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ACQualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Process technology11 nm28 nm14 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260Krait 4002x 2.35 GHz Kryo, 2x 2.0 GHz Kryo
CPU bits64 bit32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv7ARMv8-A
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)-2048 KB
2 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
CPU cores844
CPU frequency2000 MHz2500 MHz2350 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 530
GPU cores-4-
GPU frequency-578 MHz653 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
3 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR3LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz933 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
16 GB64 GB
128 GB
-eMMCUFS 2.0

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
Width2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.79 in
70.98 mm
7.1 cm
Height5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.97 in
126.19 mm
12.62 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density409 ppi
160 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
386 ppi
151 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area80.44 %71.14 %74.8 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
84% NTSC
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Display manufacturer - Sharp
2.5D curved glass screen
Synaptics TouchView TDDI TD4322
1300:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
94% 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
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
-Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035

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 modelSamsung S5KGM1Sony IMX220 Exmor RSSony IMX258 Exmor RS
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
4.71 x 3.49 mm
0.23 in
Sensor format1/2.25"--
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
Crop factor-5.647.37
ISO--100 - 3200
Aperturef/1.79f/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent13 mm *(35 mm / full frame)4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.73 mm
34.88 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view79.4 °--
Number of lenses6--
Flash typeLEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Super Phase Detection
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 2MP (macro)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#4)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#4)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
G lens
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP (monochrome)
Sensor model - Sony IMX258 Exmor RS (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS (#2)
Sensor size - 4.713 x 3.4944 mm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
720p @ 120 fps

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 OV13855Sony Exmor ROmniVision OV4688
Sensor typePureCel-CMOS BSI
Sensor size4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
-5.44 x 3.07 mm
0.25 in
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-2.024 µm
0.002024 mm
Crop factor7.31-6.93
Aperturef/2-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-4.6 mm
31.86 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view--80 °
Image resolution4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2688 x 1512 pixels
4.06 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 unlock--

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Smart PA
Stereo speakers model - 1217SLS
HAC (M4/T3) Hearing Aid Compatibility - D6633-

Radio

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

RadioYesYesNo
-RDS-

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

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
Wi-Fi Display
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
Wi-Fi Display
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Bluetooth

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

Version5.04.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
HID
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI-Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-

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
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ViLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
NXP-SN100T chip for NFC--

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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
Vorbis
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
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V
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.

Capacity4000 mAh3100 mAh3800 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time-14 h
840 min
0.6 days
-
2G stand-by time-540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
-
3G talk time-16 h
960 min
0.7 days
-
3G stand-by time-740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
-
4G stand-by time-540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
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Charger output power9 V / 2 A-5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableFast 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)0.19 W/kg0.464 W/kg1.162 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.98 W/kg1.503 W/kg1.47 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.26 W/kg0.785 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.09 W/kg0.724 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresSplash-resistant nano-coating--
 Xiaomi Redmi Note 8TSony Xperia Z3 DualXiaomi Mi 5s Plus