Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
- Meizu m3 note

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Dimensions: 66.2 x 135.4 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 138 g
SoC: Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
CPU: ARM Cortex-A53, 1600 MHz, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-T830 MP2
RAM: 2 GB, 933 MHz
Storage: 16 GB
Display: 4.7 in, Super AMOLED, 720 x 1280 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 2350 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Camera: 4128 x 3096 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Meizu m3 note

Meizu m3 note

Dimensions: 75.5 x 153.6 x 8.2 mm
Weight: 163 g
SoC: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
CPU: 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-T860 MP2, 700 MHz
RAM: 2 GB, 3 GB, 933 MHz
Storage: 16 GB, 32 GB
Display: 5.5 in, IPS, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 4100 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: FlyMe 5.1 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
Camera: 4208 x 3120 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Model aliasSM-A320F
A320F
M681Q

Design

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

Width66.2 mm
6.62 cm
0.22 ft
2.61 in
75.5 mm
7.55 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
Height135.4 mm
13.54 cm
0.44 ft
5.33 in
153.6 mm
15.36 cm
0.5 ft
6.05 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
Weight138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
Volume70.81 cm³
4.3 in³
95.09 cm³
5.77 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Gold
Rose-gold
Gold
Gray
Silver
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Metal
CertificationIP68-

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
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards12
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-

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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 1800 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)

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 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 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
FlyMe 5.1 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)
User interface (UI)Grace UX-

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.

SoCSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
Process technology14 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A534x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-256 KB + 256 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores88
CPU frequency1600 MHz1800 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T830 MP2ARM Mali-T860 MP2
GPU cores22
GPU frequency-700 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB
3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB
32 GB
-eMMC 5.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologySuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density312 ppi
122 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area68.16 %72.14 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 4NEG Dinorex T2X-1 Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1000:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
GFF full lamination

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall

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 model-OmniVision OV13853
Sensor typeCMOS BSIPureCel
Sensor size-4.82 x 3.68 mm
0.24 in
Pixel size-1.144 µm
0.001144 mm
Crop factor-7.14
ISO-100 - 1600
Aperturef/1.9f/2.2
Focal length3.6 mm3.5 mm
24.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
4208 x 3120 pixels
13.13 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
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
-Phase detection
5-element lens
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 lens protection

Secondary camera

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

Sensor model-Samsung S5K5E8
Sensor type-CMOS
Sensor size-2.9 x 2.15 mm
0.14 in
Pixel size-1.119 µm
0.001119 mm
Crop factor-11.99
Aperturef/1.9f/2.0
Focal length2.91 mm3.5 mm
41.95 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
-4-element lens

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.

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP
EDR
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
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
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
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
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
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/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2350 mAh4100 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
15 h
900 min
0.6 days
3G talk time17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
15 h
900 min
0.6 days
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-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)0.349 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.38 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.86 W/kg0.417 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.74 W/kg0.893 W/kg