Comparison between:
- BLU Studio 5.0
- Highscreen Alpha R

Brand and model

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

BLU Studio 5.0Highscreen Alpha R
BLU Studio 5.0Highscreen Alpha R
Model aliasD530
D520
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Design

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

Width74 mm
7.4 cm
0.243 ft
2.913 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
Height144 mm
14.4 cm
0.472 ft
5.669 in
143.5 mm
14.35 cm
0.471 ft
5.65 in
Thickness10.7 mm
1.07 cm
0.035 ft
0.421 in
14 mm
1.4 cm
0.046 ft
0.551 in
Weight170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
204 g
0.45 lbs
7.2 oz
Volume114.02 cm³
6.92 in³
144.65 cm³
8.78 in³
Colors-White
Black

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMini-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
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)
D530 - single SIM; D520 - dual SIM-

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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz

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+

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 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.1 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.

SoCMediaTek MT6577MediaTek MT6589T
Process technology40 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A9ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores24
CPU frequency1000 MHz1500 MHz
GPUPowerVR SGX531PowerVR SGX544 MP
GPU cores-1
GPU frequency522 MHz357 MHz
RAM capacity512 MB1 GB

Storage

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

Storage4 GB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyLCDIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.57 in
65.34 mm
6.53 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height4.29 in
108.9 mm
10.89 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 800 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density187 ppi
73 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area66.99 %66.92 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-OGS (One Glass Solution)

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

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.

Aperture-f/2.4
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Macro mode

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 resolution-1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
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0.3 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS

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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version3.04.0
Features-A2DP
EDR

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
HTML
HTML5

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
AMR
MIDI
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/codecsDivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
Xvid
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity2000 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time24 h
1440 min
1 days
-
2G stand-by time900 h
54000 min
37.5 days
-
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-
3G stand-by time750 h
45000 min
31.3 days
-
FeaturesRemovableRemovable

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 (USA)0.62 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.14 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional features-Battery 2000 mAh - 9.3 mm; 156 g
 BLU Studio 5.0Highscreen Alpha R