Comparison between:
- Meizu Note 9
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 SD636 China
- OnePlus 6

Brand and model

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

Meizu Note 9Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 SD636 ChinaOnePlus 6
Meizu Note 9
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 SD636 China
Prices
OnePlus 6
Prices
Model aliasNote9
M923Q
Redmi Note 5 AI Dual CameraA6000
A6003

Design

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

Width74.4 mm
7.44 cm
0.24 ft
2.93 in
75.4 mm
7.54 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
75.4 mm
7.54 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
Height153.1 mm
15.31 cm
0.5 ft
6.03 in
158.6 mm
15.86 cm
0.52 ft
6.24 in
155.7 mm
15.57 cm
0.51 ft
6.13 in
Thickness8.65 mm
0.87 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
8.05 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
7.75 mm
0.78 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight169 g
0.37 lbs
5.99 oz
181 g
0.4 lbs
6.38 oz
177 g
0.39 lbs
6.24 oz
Volume98.53 cm³
5.98 in³
96.27 cm³
5.85 in³
90.98 cm³
5.53 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
White
Black
Gold
Blue
Rose-gold
Black
Red
White
Body materialsMetalAluminium alloyAluminium 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 typeNano-SIMNano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards222
FeaturesDual 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
CDMACDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
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)
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 (B18)
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 600 MHz (B71)

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 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
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)FlyMe 7.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)MIUI V9.2 (Android 8.0 Oreo)
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)
Oxygen 5.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Oxygen (Android 9.0 Pie)

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 675Qualcomm Snapdragon 636Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology11 nm14 nm10 nm
CPU2x 2.0 GHz Kryo 460, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 4604x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 2604x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)--1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)--2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2000 MHz1800 MHz2800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 612Qualcomm Adreno 509Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU frequency--710 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
3 GB
4 GB
6 GB
6 GB
8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1333 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
-eMMC 5.1UFS 2.1 2-LANE

Memory cards

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

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
-

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSOptic AMOLED
Diagonal size6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
5.99 in
152.15 mm
15.21 cm
6.28 in
159.51 mm
15.95 cm
Width2.69 in
68.29 mm
6.83 cm
2.68 in
68.04 mm
6.8 cm
2.69 in
68.28 mm
6.83 cm
Height5.59 in
141.9 mm
14.19 cm
5.36 in
136.08 mm
13.61 cm
5.68 in
144.16 mm
14.42 cm
Aspect ratio2.078:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.111:1
Resolution1080 x 2244 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels1080 x 2280 pixels
Pixel density402 ppi
158 ppcm
403 ppi
158 ppcm
402 ppi
158 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.35 %77.68 %84.12 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
450 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
84% NTSC
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
450 cd/m²

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
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
--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 S5KGM1Samsung S5K2L7Sony IMX519 Exmor RS
Sensor type-ISOCELLCMOS
ISO50 - 1600-100 - 3200
Aperturef/1.7f/1.9f/1.7
Shutter speed--30 - 1/8000
Focal length-3.81 mm4.25 mm
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps60 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
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
RAW
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
4-element lens (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.56"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.6"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Phase detection
Contrast autofocus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 480 fps
Secondary rear camera - 20 MP
Sensor model - Sony IMX376K Exmor RS (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.78" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/1.7 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)

Secondary camera

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

Sensor model-OmniVision OV13855Sony IMX371 Exmor RS
Sensor type-PureCelCMOS
Sensor size-4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
-
Pixel size-1.142 µm
0.001142 mm
-
Crop factor-7.31-
Aperturef/2-f/2
Focal length--3.48 mm
Flash type-LED-
Image resolution5180 x 3880 pixels
20.1 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 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
Face unlockFace unlockSensor size - 1/3"
Pixel size - 1.0 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 20 mm

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
--Dirac HD Sound
Dirac Power Sound
Qualcomm WCD9341 DAC
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

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

RadioNoYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

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
--2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

Battery

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

Capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh3300 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-23 h
1380 min
1 days
-
3G talk time-23 h
1380 min
1 days
-
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A5 V / 4 A
Quick charge technologymCharge 4.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0Dash charge
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
--Battery model: BLP657

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)-1.29 W/kg1.33 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.24 W/kg1.38 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.03 W/kg1.26 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.79 W/kg0.9 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features--Water resistant
A6000 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 1.200 W/kg; body - 0.680 W/kg
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