Comparison between:
- Vertu New Signature Touch
- Vertu Constellation (2017)
- Vertu Signature Touch

Brand and model

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

Vertu New Signature TouchVertu Constellation (2017)Vertu Signature Touch
Vertu New Signature TouchVertu Constellation (2017)Vertu Signature Touch
Model aliasSignature Touch 2015
VM-03
VM 03
VM-08RM-980V
RM-980C

Design

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

Width74 mm
7.4 cm
0.243 ft
2.913 in
77 mm
7.7 cm
0.253 ft
3.031 in
69 mm
6.9 cm
0.226 ft
2.717 in
Height155 mm
15.5 cm
0.509 ft
6.102 in
161.5 mm
16.15 cm
0.53 ft
6.358 in
145 mm
14.5 cm
0.476 ft
5.709 in
Thickness10.8 mm
1.08 cm
0.035 ft
0.425 in
10 mm
1 cm
0.033 ft
0.394 in
10.65 mm
1.065 cm
0.035 ft
0.419 in
Weight236 g
0.52 lbs
8.32 oz
241 g
0.53 lbs
8.5 oz
192 g
0.42 lbs
6.77 oz
Volume123.88 cm³
7.52 in³
124.36 cm³
7.55 in³
106.55 cm³
6.47 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Brown
Blue
Pink
Brown
-
Body materialsLeather
Titanium
Leather
Titanium
Titanium
Leather

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-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards121

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
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
AWS-1 (B4)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
AWS-1 (B4)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1900 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 6
TD-CDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

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 5.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat

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 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AB v2
Process technology20 nm14 nm28 nm
CPU4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz KryoKrait 400
CPU bits64 bit64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores844
CPU frequency1800 MHz2150 MHz2300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores--4
GPU frequency600 MHz624 MHz550 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1600 MHz1866 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB128 GB64 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/technologyLCDAMOLEDLCD
Diagonal size5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
Height4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density424 ppi
166 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
469 ppi
184 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area65.2 %67.28 %61.06 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sapphire crystal glassSapphire crystal glassSapphire crystal glass

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
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

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 Exmor
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI-
Sensor size-6.25 x 4.65 mm
0.31 in
-
Pixel size-1.55 µm
0.001550 mm
-
Crop factor-5.55-
Aperturef/2.2--
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4208 x 3120 pixels
13.13 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Geotagging
Face detection
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Geotagging
--Hasselblad sertified

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 resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2688 x 1536 pixels
4.13 MP
-
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps30 fps-
--2.1 MP

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
13 x 18 mm speakers
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus
13 x 17 mm speaker
Bang & Olufsen

Radio

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

RadioNo--

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-2x2 MiMO-

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.24.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
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-CMicro USB
Version2.03.12.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
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 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
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
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
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4

Battery

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

Capacity3160 mAh3220 mAh2275 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
13 h
780 min
0.5 days
15 h 30 min
15.5 h
930 min
0.6 days
2G stand-by time520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
350 h
21000 min
14.6 days
380 h
22800 min
15.8 days
3G talk time21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
13 h
780 min
0.5 days
15 h 30 min
15.5 h
930 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
350 h
21000 min
14.6 days
380 h
22800 min
15.8 days
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Non-removable
Qi wireless chargingQi/PMA wireless chargingQi wireless charging

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)-0.991 W/kg0.486 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.77 W/kg1.13 W/kg0.69 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.98 W/kg1.19 W/kg1.29 W/kg
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