Comparison between:
- iBall Brace-X1 4G
- Chuwi Hi9 Air

Brand and model

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

iBall Brace-X1 4GChuwi Hi9 Air
iBall Brace-X1 4GChuwi Hi9 Air
Prices
Model aliasBrace X1 LTEHi 9 Air
CWI546

Design

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

Width-241.71 mm
24.171 cm
0.793 ft
9.516 in
Height-172 mm
17.2 cm
0.564 ft
6.772 in
Thickness-8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
Weight-560 g
1.23 lbs
19.75 oz
Volume-349.22 cm³
21.21 in³
ColorsGoldBlack
Body materials-Metal
Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
Features-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.

GSM-GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)

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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
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)Android 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 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.

SoC-MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797)
Process technology-20 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A532x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 1.85 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction set-ARMv8-A
CPU cores810
CPU frequency1300 MHz2300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T720ARM Mali-T880 MP4
GPU cores-4
GPU frequency-780 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channels-Double channel
RAM frequency-800 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB64 GB
-eMMC

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
10.1 in
256.54 mm
25.65 cm
Width8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
8.56 in
217.55 mm
21.75 cm
Height5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
5.35 in
135.97 mm
13.6 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.6:1
16:10
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels2560 x 1600 pixels
Pixel density149 ppi
58 ppcm
299 ppi
117 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area-71.38 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Display manufacturer - Sharp
2.5D curved glass screen
OGS (One Glass Solution)
Full Lamination Technology
200 cd/m²

Sensors

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

SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer

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-Samsung
Sensor typeCMOSISOCELL
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video 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
Digital zoom
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 resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker

Radio

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

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
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
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP

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
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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
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
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
eAAC+
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
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
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.

Capacity7800 mAh8000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable
 iBall Brace-X1 4GChuwi Hi9 Air