Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S5
- Razer Phone
- Xiaomi Mi 8

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy S5Razer PhoneXiaomi Mi 8
Samsung Galaxy S5
Prices
Razer Phone
Prices
Xiaomi Mi 8
Prices
Model aliasSM-G900S
SM-G900F
SM-G900I
SM-G900K
SM-G900L
SM-G900M
SM-G900A
AM-G900T
SM-G900V
SM-G900R4
SM-G900P
-Mi8

Design

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

Width72.5 mm
7.25 cm
0.24 ft
2.85 in
77.7 mm
7.77 cm
0.25 ft
3.06 in
74.8 mm
7.48 cm
0.25 ft
2.94 in
Height142 mm
14.2 cm
0.47 ft
5.59 in
158.5 mm
15.85 cm
0.52 ft
6.24 in
154.9 mm
15.49 cm
0.51 ft
6.1 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
8 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
Weight145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
197 g
0.43 lbs
6.95 oz
175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
Volume83.39 cm³
5.06 in³
98.52 cm³
5.98 in³
88.06 cm³
5.35 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Gold
White
BlackBlack
Blue
White
Gold
Body materialsPolycarbonateAluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP67--

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards112
Features--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
W-CDMA--W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1700 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 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
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LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
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 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
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)

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 Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
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 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo
MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)
User interface (UI)TouchWiz Nature UX 3.0--

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 801 MSM8974ACQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology28 nm10 nm10 nm
CPUKrait 4004x 2.35 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)--2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores488
CPU frequency2500 MHz2350 MHz2800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU cores4--
GPU frequency578 MHz710 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB8 GB6 GB
8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB64 GB
128 GB
256 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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Display

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

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDIGZOSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.1 in
129.54 mm
12.95 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
6.21 in
157.73 mm
15.77 cm
Width2.5 in
63.51 mm
6.35 cm
2.79 in
70.98 mm
7.1 cm
2.69 in
68.31 mm
6.83 cm
Height4.45 in
112.9 mm
11.29 cm
4.97 in
126.19 mm
12.62 cm
5.6 in
142.18 mm
14.22 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2.081:1
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 2248 pixels
Pixel density432 ppi
169 ppcm
515 ppi
202 ppcm
402 ppi
158 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area69.87 %72.96 %84.09 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Display manufacturer - Sharp
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
120 Hz refresh rate
Wide Color Gamut
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
60000:1 contrast ratio
600 cd/m²
430 cd/m² typical brightness
HDR10

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Infrared face recognition sensor
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics-Validity VAL004A8-TFingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1291
Infrared camera - OmniVision OV7251 (1/7.5-inch sensor; 3.0 μm)
Step detector
Step counter

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 S5K2P2XX-Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOSCMOS
Sensor size5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
--
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.00112 mm
--
Crop factor6.34--
ISO100 - 2000-100 - 3200
Aperturef/2.2f/1.75f/1.8
Shutter speed1/14 - 1/10000--
Focal length4.89 mm
30.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.28 mm4.22 mm
Flash typeLEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 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
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
1080p @ 60 fps
Phase detection
Samsung lens
Phase detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
4-axis OIS
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 21 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (ISOCELL) (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)

Secondary camera

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

Sensor modelSamsung S5K8B1-Samsung S5K3T1
Sensor type--ISOCELL
Aperturef/2.4f/2f/2
Focal length-3.51 mm3.58 mm
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
5120 x 3840 pixels
19.66 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
--Pixel size - 1.8 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 18 mm

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Qualcomm WCD9320
HAC (M3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Dolby Atmos
THX-certified DAC
Headphone adapter
Headphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioNo-No

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
A-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)

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
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
--2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.25.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP
EDR
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-CUSB Type-C
Version3.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

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 jackYesNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
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
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
AMR-WB+
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
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
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2800 mAh4000 mAh3400 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
2G stand-by time480 h
28800 min
20 days
--
3G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
3G stand-by time480 h
28800 min
20 days
--
4G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
4G stand-by time480 h
28800 min
20 days
--
Charger output power--5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
FeaturesWireless charging
Removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging - market dependent-Battery model: BM3E

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)0.562 W/kg-0.701 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.406 W/kg-1.662 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.2 W/kg0.42 W/kg1.01 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.58 W/kg0.69 W/kg1.32 W/kg
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