Comparison between:
- HTC One M9
- ZTE Axon
- ZTE Axon Lux

Brand and model

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

HTC One M9ZTE AxonZTE Axon Lux
HTC One M9
Prices
ZTE Axon
Prices
ZTE Axon Lux
Model aliasM9 Hima-Secret
A2015

Design

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

Width69.7 mm
6.97 cm
0.229 ft
2.744 in
73.66 mm
7.366 cm
0.242 ft
2.9 in
75.3 mm
7.53 cm
0.247 ft
2.965 in
Height144.6 mm
14.46 cm
0.474 ft
5.693 in
153.9 mm
15.39 cm
0.505 ft
6.059 in
154.5 mm
15.45 cm
0.507 ft
6.083 in
Thickness9.61 mm
0.961 cm
0.032 ft
0.378 in
9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.031 ft
0.37 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
Weight157 g
0.35 lbs
5.54 oz
170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
Volume96.86 cm³
5.88 in³
106.56 cm³
6.47 in³
112.85 cm³
6.85 in³
ColorsGray
Gold
Pink
Silver
Silver
Blue
Gold
Gold
Body materialsAluminium alloyMetal
Polycarbonate
Metal
Polycarbonate

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
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards112

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 MHz
TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
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 700 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
2300 MHz (B30)
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 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
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)Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
User interface (UI)Sense 7-MiFavor 3.2

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 810 MSM8994Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ABQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Process technology20 nm28 nm20 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53Krait 4004x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores848
CPU frequency2000 MHz2300 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 430
GPU cores-4-
GPU frequency650 MHz578 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB2 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR3LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1600 MHz933 MHz1600 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB32 GB
64 GB
128 GB

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/technologySuper LCD 3IPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density441 ppi
173 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area68.6 %73.8 %71.91 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 3
CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon)

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
--Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1025

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 modelToshiba T4KA7-Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOS
Sensor size5.9 x 4.43 mm
0.29 in
-4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.096 µm
0.001096 mm
-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor5.86-7.38
ISO--100 - 1600
Aperturef/2.2-f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.74 mm
27.82 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Number of lenses-6-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution5384 x 3752 pixels
20.2 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
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
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
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
1080p @ 30 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
1080p @ 30 fps
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 typeCMOS--
Sensor size5.44 x 3.7 mm
0.26 in
--
Pixel size2.024 µm
0.002024 mm
--
Crop factor6.58--
Aperturef/2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.07 mm
26.76 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Image resolution2688 x 1520 pixels
4.09 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 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 fps--

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
Stereo speakers
HAC (M4/T4) - Hearing Aid CompatibilityHAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid CompatibilityAsahi Kasei AK4961
192 kHz / 24-bit
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

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
GPS
A-GPS
SUPL
GPS
A-GPS

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

Bluetooth

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

Version4.14.04.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

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

HDMIMicro 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
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
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
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
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
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MP4
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2840 mAh3000 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time25 h 24 min
25.4 h
1524 min
1.1 days
25 h
1500 min
1 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time391 h
23460 min
16.3 days
300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
240 h
14400 min
10 days
3G talk time21 h 42 min
21.7 h
1302 min
0.9 days
25 h
1500 min
1 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time402 h
24120 min
16.8 days
300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
240 h
14400 min
10 days
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
FeaturesNon-removableFast 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)0.56 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)0.35 W/kg--
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