Comparison between:
- HTC Desire 12s
- HTC U Ultra
- Sony Xperia X Performance
- Motorola Moto G7 Power

Brand and model

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

HTC Desire 12sHTC U UltraSony Xperia X PerformanceMotorola Moto G7 Power
HTC Desire 12sHTC U Ultra
Prices
Sony Xperia X Performance
Prices
Motorola Moto G7 Power
Prices
Model alias--F8131
F8132
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Design

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

Width72.7 mm
7.27 cm
0.239 ft
2.862 in
79.79 mm
7.979 cm
0.262 ft
3.141 in
71.1 mm
7.11 cm
0.233 ft
2.799 in
76 mm
7.6 cm
0.249 ft
2.992 in
Height154.2 mm
15.42 cm
0.506 ft
6.071 in
162.41 mm
16.241 cm
0.533 ft
6.394 in
144.8 mm
14.48 cm
0.475 ft
5.701 in
159.43 mm
15.943 cm
0.523 ft
6.277 in
Thickness8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.027 ft
0.327 in
7.99 mm
0.799 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.029 ft
0.343 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
Weight150 g
0.33 lbs
5.29 oz
170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
165 g
0.36 lbs
5.82 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.81 oz
Volume93.05 cm³
5.65 in³
103.54 cm³
6.29 in³
89.57 cm³
5.44 in³
112.69 cm³
6.84 in³
ColorsBlack
Silver
Red
Blue
Pink
Black
White
Black
White
Rose-gold
Gold
Blue
Body materialsPlasticAluminium alloy
Glass
MetalPlastic
Glass
Certification--IP68-

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-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards2212
Features---Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)
--F8132 - Dual SIM-

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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA---CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
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 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 (B28)
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 (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
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 (B12)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)

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 Cat 12
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 9
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A

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 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)SenseSense--

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 435 MSM8940Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 ProQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
Process technology28 nm14 nm14 nm14 nm
CPU4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
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CPU cores8448
CPU frequency1400 MHz2150 MHz2150 MHz1800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU frequency-624 MHz624 MHz-
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
4 GB3 GB3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR4LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency800 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
64 GB
128 GB
32 GB32 GB
64 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
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/technologyIPSSuper LCD 5IPSIPS
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
2.79 in
70.98 mm
7.1 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.58 in
65.65 mm
6.56 cm
Height5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
4.97 in
126.19 mm
12.62 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
5.64 in
143.15 mm
14.31 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2.181:1
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1570 pixels
Pixel density282 ppi
110 ppcm
515 ppi
202 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
279 ppi
109 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.03 %69.34 %67.16 %77.8 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 - 64 GB
Sapphire crystal glass - 128 GB
Secondary external Super LCD display - 2.05 in; 160 x 1040 pixels
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
--Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145
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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 IMX378 Exmor RSSony Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor size-6.25 x 4.65 mm
0.31 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
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Pixel size-1.544 µm
0.001544 mm
1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
Crop factor-5.555.64-
ISO-100 - 3200100 - 12800-
Aperturef/2f/1.8f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.54 mm4.67 mm
25.94 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.27 mm
24.1 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.88 mm
Flash typeLEDDual LEDLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4048 x 3036 pixels
12.29 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
4096 x 3072 pixels
12.58 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
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
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
-Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
720p @ 120 fps
Pulse LED flash
Wide angel G-lens
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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 model--Sony Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor size--4.8 x 3.6 mm
0.24 in
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Pixel size--1.154 µm
0.001154 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor--7.21-
ISO--100 - 6400-
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.79 mm4 mm3.05 mm
22 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.67 mm
Auxiliary lightLED--LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4656 x 3496 pixels
16.28 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 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
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features---Face unlock
-Auto HDR
Panorama
Self-timer
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Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-3D sound
Hi-Res Audio
192 kHz / 24-bit
USonic
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
Dolby Audio

Radio

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

RadioNoNoNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
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-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.24.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.03.12.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
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 jackYesNoYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
---NFC - market dependent

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
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
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
AAC
AMR
aptX
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
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
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.

Capacity3075 mAh3000 mAh2700 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
--
2G stand-by time-312 h
18720 min
13 days
--
3G talk time-26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
--
3G stand-by time-312 h
18720 min
13 days
--
Charger output power5 V / 1 A-5 V / 1.5 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0--
FeaturesNon-removableFast 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)-0.374 W/kg0.52 W/kg0.491 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.2 W/kg0.94 W/kg0.858 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--0.58 W/kg0.86 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--0.67 W/kg1.44 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features---P2i nano-coating
 HTC Desire 12sHTC U UltraSony Xperia X PerformanceMotorola Moto G7 Power