Comparison between:
- Pantech Vega Iron
- Apple iPhone 5s
- Apple iPhone 6s
- Apple iPhone 7

Brand and model

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

Pantech Vega IronApple iPhone 5sApple iPhone 6sApple iPhone 7
Pantech Vega IronApple iPhone 5s
Prices
Apple iPhone 6s
Prices
Apple iPhone 7
Prices
Model aliasIM-A870L
IM-A870K
IM-A870S
A1453
A1457
A1518
A1528
A1530
A1533
A1634
A1688
A1690
A1699
A1660
A1778
A1779
A1780

Design

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

Width67.6 mm
6.76 cm
0.222 ft
2.661 in
58.6 mm
5.86 cm
0.192 ft
2.307 in
67.1 mm
6.71 cm
0.22 ft
2.642 in
67.1 mm
6.71 cm
0.22 ft
2.642 in
Height136.3 mm
13.63 cm
0.447 ft
5.366 in
123.8 mm
12.38 cm
0.406 ft
4.874 in
138.3 mm
13.83 cm
0.454 ft
5.445 in
138.3 mm
13.83 cm
0.454 ft
5.445 in
Thickness8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
7.1 mm
0.71 cm
0.023 ft
0.28 in
7.1 mm
0.71 cm
0.023 ft
0.28 in
Weight154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
112 g
0.25 lbs
3.95 oz
143 g
0.32 lbs
5.04 oz
138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
Volume81.08 cm³
4.92 in³
55.14 cm³
3.35 in³
65.89 cm³
4 in³
65.89 cm³
4 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Gray
Silver
Gold
Gray
Silver
Gold
Rose-gold
Black
Silver
Rose-gold
Gold
Red
Body materials-Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Certification---IP67

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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 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
CDMACMDA 1800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (A1660)
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz (A1660)
CDMA 1900 MHz (A1660)
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rel. 0
1xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
1xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
1xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A (A1661)
TD-SCDMA---TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz (A1660)
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz (A1660)
UMTSUMTS 2100 MHzUMTS 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
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
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 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE AWS (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
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 AWS (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
IM-A870L - CDMA 1800 MHz; CDMA2000; LTE 850 MHz; LTE 2100 MHz
IM-A870K - LTE 900 MHz; LTE 1800 MHz
IM-A870S - LTE 850 MHz; LTE 1800 MHz
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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 Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
EV-DO Rev. A
EV-DO Rev. B
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 9
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 4.1.2 Jelly BeaniOS 7.0.3
iOS 9
IOS 12.4.6
iOS 9
iOS 10
iOS 11.4
iOS 12.3
IOS 13.5.1
iOS 10
iOS 11.4

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 600 (APQ8064T)Apple A7 APL0698Apple A9 APL0898Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Process technology28 nm28 nm14 nm16 nm
CPU4x 1.7 GHz Krait 300Apple Cyclone ARMv8Apple Twister-
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB---
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB64 KB + 64 KB64 KB + 64 KB64 KB + 64 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-4096 KB
4 MB
8192 KB
8 MB
4096 KB
4 MB
CPU cores4224
CPU frequency1700 MHz1300 MHz1840 MHz2370 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 320PowerVR G6430PowerVR GT7600PowerVR
GPU cores4466
GPU frequency400 MHz200 MHz--
RAM capacity2 GB1 GB2 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channel---
RAM frequency600 MHz---
-M7 motion coprocessorM9 motion coprocessor
Samsung N71AP - 14 nm
TSMC N71mAP - 16 nm
M10 motion coprocessor

Storage

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

Storage32 GB16 GB
32 GB
16 GB
64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
128 GB
256 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyLCDIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
1.96 in
49.87 mm
4.99 cm
2.3 in
58.51 mm
5.85 cm
2.3 in
58.51 mm
5.85 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
3.48 in
88.52 mm
8.85 cm
4.1 in
104.06 mm
10.41 cm
4.1 in
104.06 mm
10.41 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.775:11.779:11.779:1
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels640 x 1136 pixels750 x 1334 pixels750 x 1334 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
326 ppi
128 ppcm
326 ppi
128 ppcm
326 ppi
128 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.04 %61.05 %65.82 %65.82 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
High Bright In-cell DisplayCorning Gorilla Glass
Retina display
800:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Retina HD display
Force Touch
1400:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
Full sRGB standard
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Ion-strengthtened glass
Retina HD display
Force Touch
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit

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
Barometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
-Fingerprint sensor model - TMDR92--

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 RSSony IMX315 Exmor RSSony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-4.89 x 3.67 mm
0.24 in
4.8 x 3.6 mm
0.24 in
-
Pixel size-1.498 µm
0.001498 mm
1.19 µm
0.001190 mm
-
Crop factor-7.087.21-
ISO-32 - 2500--
Aperture-f/2.2f/2.2f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.3 mm
30.43 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.02 mm
29 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.99 mm
Number of lenses-556
Flash typeLEDDual LEDDual LED-
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
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
Macro mode
RAW
-IR filter
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
720p @ 120 fps
Sensor type - RGBW
Hybrid IR filter
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Flash type - Quad LED
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 240 fps

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 type-CMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Aperture-f/2.4f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--31 mm2.87 mm
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
3088 x 2320 pixels
7.16 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlockFace unlock-
-HDR
Exposure compensation
Retina flash
HDR
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
--Cirrus Logic 338S00105
Cirrus Logic 338S1285
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Cirrus Logic 338S00105
Cirrus Logic 338S00220
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Comaptibility

Radio

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

RadioNoNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
Galileo
QZSS

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
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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
--MiMOMiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version-4.04.24.2
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
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 USB---
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

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 jackYesYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
UPnP
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
UMA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
NFC
UMA
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
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
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/codecseAAC+
MP3
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
AAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

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/codecsH.263
H.264
MP4
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MP4
3GPP
H.263
H.264
H.265
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
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.

Capacity2150 mAh1560 mAh1715 mAh1960 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time-10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time-250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
-240 h
14400 min
10 days
3G talk time-10 h
600 min
0.4 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time-250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
240 h
14400 min
10 days
240 h
14400 min
10 days
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableNon-removableNon-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)-0.93 W/kg0.93 W/kg1.37 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.99 W/kg0.98 W/kg1.39 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.18 W/kg1.12 W/kg1.19 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.18 W/kg1.14 W/kg1.2 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features---A1660 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.370 W/kg; body - 1.390 W/kg
A1660 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 1.200 W/kg
A1778 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.380 W/kg; body - 1.340 W/kg
A1778 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 1.190 W/kg
A1779 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.320 W/kg; body - 1.380 W/kg
A1779 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 1.190 W/kg
A1780 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.370 W/kg; body - 1.390 W/kg
A1780 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 1.200 W/kg
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