Comparison between:
- Vertu Constellation (2017)
- Vertu Aster
- Vertu Constellation 2013

Brand and model

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

Vertu Constellation (2017)Vertu AsterVertu Constellation 2013
Vertu Constellation (2017)Vertu Aster
Prices
Vertu Constellation 2013
Model aliasVM-08VM-01RM-851V

Design

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

Width77 mm
7.7 cm
0.253 ft
3.031 in
69 mm
6.9 cm
0.226 ft
2.717 in
70.4 mm
7.04 cm
0.231 ft
2.772 in
Height161.5 mm
16.15 cm
0.53 ft
6.358 in
143.4 mm
14.34 cm
0.47 ft
5.646 in
142.2 mm
14.22 cm
0.467 ft
5.598 in
Thickness10 mm
1 cm
0.033 ft
0.394 in
11.2 mm
1.12 cm
0.037 ft
0.441 in
11.2 mm
1.12 cm
0.037 ft
0.441 in
Weight241 g
0.53 lbs
8.5 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.82 oz
179 g
0.39 lbs
6.31 oz
Volume124.36 cm³
7.55 in³
110.82 cm³
6.73 in³
112.12 cm³
6.81 in³
ColorsBlue
Pink
Brown
Black
Red
Orange
Brown
Blue
Pink
Black
Orange
Brown
Pink
Body materialsLeather
Titanium
Titanium
Leather
Titanium
Leather

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
Micro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards211

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
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
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UMTSUMTS 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 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 (B28)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 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
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

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 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

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 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ABQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8260A Pro
Process technology14 nm28 nm28 nm
CPU2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz KryoKrait 400Krait 300
CPU bits64 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores442
CPU frequency2150 MHz2300 MHz1700 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 320
GPU cores-44
GPU frequency624 MHz578 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB2 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR3LPDDR2
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz933 MHz500 MHz

Storage

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

Storage128 GB64 GB32 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/technologyAMOLEDLCDLCD
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density534 ppi
209 ppcm
469 ppi
184 ppcm
342 ppi
134 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area67.28 %61.74 %51.08 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sapphire crystal glassSapphire crystal glassSapphire crystal glass

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
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

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 ExmorSony Exmor
Sensor typeCMOS BSI--
Sensor size6.25 x 4.65 mm
0.31 in
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Pixel size1.55 µm
0.001550 mm
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Crop factor5.55--
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4160 x 2340 pixels
9.73 MP
4208 x 3120 pixels
13.13 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Geotagging
Face detection
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Geotagging
Face detection
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Autofocus
Geotagging
Panorama
-Hasselblad certified-

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.

Image resolution2688 x 1536 pixels
4.13 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
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Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
--1.3 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Dolby Digital Plus
13 x 17 mm speaker
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Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
2x2 MiMO--

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
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 USBMicro USB
Version3.12.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC

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
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
MP3
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
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
H.264
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.

Capacity3220 mAh2275 mAh1800 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time13 h
780 min
0.5 days
15 h 30 min
15.5 h
930 min
0.6 days
14 h 30 min
14.5 h
870 min
0.6 days
2G stand-by time350 h
21000 min
14.6 days
380 h
22800 min
15.8 days
405 h
24300 min
16.9 days
3G talk time13 h
780 min
0.5 days
15 h 30 min
15.5 h
930 min
0.6 days
14 h 30 min
14.5 h
870 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time350 h
21000 min
14.6 days
380 h
22800 min
15.8 days
405 h
24300 min
16.9 days
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0--
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Non-removable
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless chargingQi wireless charging-

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)0.991 W/kg-0.494 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.13 W/kg0.69 W/kg0.62 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg1.17 W/kg0.98 W/kg
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