Comparison between:
- BLU Life One
- Sony Xperia XA Ultra
- Asus ZenFone Go 5.0 (LTE)
- Asus ZenFone 3 ZE552KL

Brand and model

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

BLU Life OneSony Xperia XA UltraAsus ZenFone Go 5.0 (LTE)Asus ZenFone 3 ZE552KL
BLU Life OneSony Xperia XA Ultra
Prices
Asus ZenFone Go 5.0 (LTE)Asus ZenFone 3 ZE552KL
Prices
Model aliasL120F3211
F3212
F3213
F3215
F3216
ZenFone Go 5.0 LTE
T500
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Design

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

Width73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
79.4 mm
7.94 cm
0.26 ft
3.126 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
77.38 mm
7.738 cm
0.254 ft
3.046 in
Height144 mm
14.4 cm
0.472 ft
5.669 in
164.2 mm
16.42 cm
0.539 ft
6.465 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
152.59 mm
15.259 cm
0.501 ft
6.007 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
7.69 mm
0.769 cm
0.025 ft
0.303 in
Weight145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
202 g
0.45 lbs
7.13 oz
153 g
0.34 lbs
5.4 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
Volume93.56 cm³
5.68 in³
109.51 cm³
6.65 in³
105.51 cm³
6.41 in³
90.8 cm³
5.51 in³
Colors-Gold
White
Black
Black
White
Black
White
Gold
Blue
Body materials-Metal
Plastic
PlasticAluminium alloy
Glass

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMini-SIMNano-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards2122
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)-
-F3212; F3216 - Dual SIMSIM1 - 2G; 3G; 4G
SIM2 - 2G
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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 (CN)
TD-SCDMA---TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz (CN)
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz (CN)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (F3213)
UMTS 2100 MHzUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B6) (TW; JP; HK)
UMTS 1900 MHz (WW; TW; JP; HK)
UMTS 800 MHz (TW; JP; HK)
LTE-LTE 850 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (F3213)
LTE 800 MHz (F3211; F3212)
LTE 900 MHz (F3211; F3212; F3215; F3216)
LTE 1800 MHz (F3211; F3212; F3215; F3216)
LTE 1900 MHz (F3211; F3213; F3212)
LTE 2100 MHz (F3211; F3212; F3215; F3216)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (F3213)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (F3213)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (F3213)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (F3213; F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (F3215; F3216)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (F3215; F3216)
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz (WW; TW; JP; HK; CN; US; BR)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (US; BR)
LTE 850 MHz (B26) (TW; JP; HK)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (US; BR)
LTE 800 MHz (B18) (TW; JP; HK)
LTE 800 MHz (B19) (TW; JP; HK)
LTE 800 MHz (B20) (WW)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (TW; JP; HK; US; BR)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (TW; JP; HK)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (TW; JP; HK)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (TW; JP; HK)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (TW; JP; HK)

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+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
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 4.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 4.4 KitKatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
User interface (UI)--ZenUIZenUI 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.

SoCMediaTek MT6589MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm14 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A74x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB256 KB + 256 KB16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
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CPU cores4848
CPU frequency1200 MHz2000 MHz1200 MHz2000 MHz
GPUPowerVR SGX544 MPARM Mali-T860 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 306Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU cores12--
GPU frequency286 MHz700 MHz400 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB3 GB2 GB3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channelSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency533 MHz933 MHz533 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB16 GB32 GB
64 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
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/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.94 in
74.72 mm
7.47 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
5.23 in
132.83 mm
13.28 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
367 ppi
144 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area65.77 %76.37 %64.87 %70.86 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
LED-backlitSony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Minimum pencil hardness >9H
-Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
Bluelight Filter
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
1200:1 contrast ratio
600 cd/m²

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
---Step detector
Step counter

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 IMX230 Exmor RS-Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Sensor type-CMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-5.99 x 4.5 mm
0.29 in
-5.22 x 3.92 mm
0.26 in
Sensor format-1/2.4"--
Pixel size-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor-5.78-6.63
ISO-100 - 6400--
Aperture---f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent---4.04 mm
26.81 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses---6
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3224 pixels
13 MP
5312 x 3984 pixels
21.16 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4656 x 3492 pixels
16.26 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
---Largan lens
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover

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 IMX234 Exmor RS-OmniVision OV8856
Sensor type-CMOS-PureCel
Sensor size-5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
-3.68 x 2.77 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor-6.34-9.4
ISO-100 - 6400--
Aperture-f/2.2f/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.5 mm
22.18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-2.51 mm
23.59 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-88 °80 °84 °
Image resolution-5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps-30 fps
5 MPAutofocus
Optical image stabilization
-Panorama

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
LoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
---192 kHz / 24-bit

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesYes
-RDS--

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.14.04.2
Features-A2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
GOEP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP
A2DP
EDR
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesChargingCharging
Host
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
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 jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
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/codecsAAC
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
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/codecsDivX
H.264
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2000 mAh2700 mAh2500 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time25 h
1500 min
1 days
13 h
780 min
0.5 days
--
2G stand-by time850 h
51000 min
35.4 days
558 h
33480 min
23.3 days
--
3G talk time20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
--
3G stand-by time760 h
45600 min
31.7 days
708 h
42480 min
29.5 days
--
4G stand-by time-671 h
40260 min
28 days
--
Charger output power---5 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology---Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesRemovableFast charging
Non-removable
RemovableFast charging
Non-removable
-Quick Charger UCH12--

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)-0.718 W/kg-0.493 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.426 W/kg-1.46 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.27 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)-0.37 W/kg--

Additional features

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

Additional features-F3211 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.426 W/kg
F3211 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.270 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
F3212 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.426 W/kg
F3212 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.270 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
F3213 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.437 W/kg
F3213 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 0.850 W/kg
F3215 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.432 W/kg
F3215 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
F3216 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.432 W/kg
F3216 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 0.370 W/kg
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