Comparison between:
- ZTE Blade A5
- Nokia 2.2
- Xiaomi Redmi 6A

Brand and model

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

ZTE Blade A5Nokia 2.2Xiaomi Redmi 6A
ZTE Blade A5
Prices
Nokia 2.2
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi 6A
Prices
Model alias-TA-1179
TA-1183
TA-1188
TA-1191
Redmi6A

Design

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

Width71 mm
7.1 cm
0.233 ft
2.795 in
70.56 mm
7.056 cm
0.231 ft
2.778 in
71.5 mm
7.15 cm
0.235 ft
2.815 in
Height146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
145.96 mm
14.596 cm
0.479 ft
5.746 in
147.5 mm
14.75 cm
0.484 ft
5.807 in
Thickness9.6 mm
0.96 cm
0.031 ft
0.378 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.027 ft
0.327 in
Weight157 g
0.35 lbs
5.54 oz
153 g
0.34 lbs
5.4 oz
145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
Volume99.51 cm³
6.04 in³
95.78 cm³
5.82 in³
87.53 cm³
5.32 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Black
Gray
Gold
Rose-gold
Blue
Gray
Body materialsPlastic
Aluminium alloy
PolycarbonatePolycarbonate

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 MHz
TD-SCDMA--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 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 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
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 9.0 PieAndroid One (Android 9.0 Pie)MIUI V9.6 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10.0 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)

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.

SoCUnisoc SC9863AMediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761)MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761)
Process technology28 nm12 nm12 nm
CPU4x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A55ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
CPU cores844
CPU frequency1600 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz
GPUPowerVR GE8322PowerVR GE8300PowerVR GE8300
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB
3 GB
2 GB
3 GB
4 GB
RAM type-LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channels-Single channelSingle channel
RAM frequency-933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB
32 GB
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
-eMMCeMMC 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

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.45 in
138.43 mm
13.84 cm
5.71 in
145.03 mm
14.5 cm
5.45 in
138.43 mm
13.84 cm
Width2.44 in
61.91 mm
6.19 cm
2.44 in
62.09 mm
6.21 cm
2.44 in
61.91 mm
6.19 cm
Height4.87 in
123.82 mm
12.38 cm
5.16 in
131.07 mm
13.11 cm
4.87 in
123.82 mm
12.38 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.111:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels720 x 1520 pixels720 x 1440 pixels
Pixel density295 ppi
115 ppcm
295 ppi
115 ppcm
295 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area74.18 %79.27 %72.92 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Always-On Display2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
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 typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/3"-
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-
Aperturef/2f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--3.79 mm
Number of lenses--5
Flash typeLEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 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
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)

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 typeCMOSCMOS-
Aperturef/2.4-f/2.2
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlockFace unlockFace unlock

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.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
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.

Version4.24.24.2
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP
HID

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
Charging
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 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
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AC3
AMR
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
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2600 mAh3000 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power-5 V / 1 A5 V / 1 A
FeaturesRemovableRemovableNon-removable
-Battery model: HQ510-

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)-0.446 W/kg0.656 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.608 W/kg1.523 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.709 W/kg0.648 W/kg0.78 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.996 W/kg0.728 W/kg1.17 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-TA-1179 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.446 W/kg; body - 1.608 W/kg
TA-1179 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.480 W/kg; body - 1.430 W/kg
TA-1183 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.446 W/kg; body - 1.608 W/kg
TA-1183 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.648 W/kg; body - 0.728 W/kg
TA-1188 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.446 W/kg; body - 1.608 W/kg
TA-1188 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.430 W/kg; body - 1.370 W/kg
TA-1191 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.446 W/kg; body - 1.608 W/kg
TA-1191 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.430 W/kg; body - 1.370 W/kg
M1804C3CG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.656 W/kg; body - 1.523 W/kg
M1804C3CG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.780 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
M1804C3CH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.442 W/kg; body - 1.356 W/kg
M1804C3CH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.790 W/kg; body - 1.180 W/kg
M1804C3CI - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.746 W/kg; body - 0.715 W/kg
 ZTE Blade A5Nokia 2.2Xiaomi Redmi 6A