Comparison between:
- Meizu Note 9
- Lenovo K3 Note

Brand and model

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

Meizu Note 9Lenovo K3 Note
Meizu Note 9
Prices
Lenovo K3 Note
Prices
Model aliasNote9
M923Q
K50-a40
K50-t5

Design

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

Width74.4 mm
7.44 cm
0.24 ft
2.93 in
76.2 mm
7.62 cm
0.25 ft
3 in
Height153.1 mm
15.31 cm
0.5 ft
6.03 in
152.6 mm
15.26 cm
0.5 ft
6.01 in
Thickness8.65 mm
0.87 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
7.99 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight169 g
0.37 lbs
5.99 oz
150 g
0.33 lbs
5.29 oz
Volume98.53 cm³
5.98 in³
92.91 cm³
5.64 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
White
White
Yellow
Black
Body materialsMetalPlastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
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)

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 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 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 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
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 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
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)FlyMe 7.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
User interface (UI)-Vibe 2.5

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 675MediaTek MT6752
Process technology11 nm28 nm
CPU2x 2.0 GHz Kryo 460, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 460ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2000 MHz1700 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 612ARM Mali-T760 MP2
GPU cores-2
GPU frequency-700 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz800 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
16 GB

Memory cards

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

Types-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 size6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.69 in
68.29 mm
6.83 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height5.59 in
141.9 mm
14.19 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.078:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2244 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density402 ppi
158 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.35 %71.95 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
450 cd/m²
Dragontrail glass
OGS (One Glass Solution)

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSamsung S5KGM1OmniVision OV13850
Sensor type-PureCel
Sensor size-4.82 x 3.68 mm
0.24 in
Pixel size-1.157 µm
0.001157 mm
Crop factor-7.14
ISO50 - 1600-
Aperturef/1.7f/2
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 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
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
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
4-element lens (#2)
5-element lens

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Aperturef/2f/2.4
Image resolution5180 x 3880 pixels
20.1 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Face unlock-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker

Radio

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

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
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.

Version5.04.1
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro 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
aptX
aptX HD
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
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
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
3G talk time-36 h
2160 min
1.5 days
3G stand-by time-750 h
45000 min
31.3 days
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologymCharge 4.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
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)-1.59 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.688 W/kg
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