Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Pocophone F1
- Meizu X8
- Meizu Note 9

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Pocophone F1Meizu X8Meizu Note 9
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Prices
Meizu X8
Prices
Meizu Note 9
Prices
Model aliasPoco F1M852QNote9
M923Q

Design

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

Width75.5 mm
7.55 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
74.6 mm
7.46 cm
0.24 ft
2.94 in
74.4 mm
7.44 cm
0.24 ft
2.93 in
Height155.7 mm
15.57 cm
0.51 ft
6.13 in
151.2 mm
15.12 cm
0.5 ft
5.95 in
153.1 mm
15.31 cm
0.5 ft
6.03 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8.65 mm
0.87 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
Weight187 g
0.41 lbs
6.6 oz
160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
169 g
0.37 lbs
5.99 oz
Volume104.62 cm³
6.35 in³
87.98 cm³
5.34 in³
98.53 cm³
5.98 in³
ColorsGray
Red
Blue
Black
White
Blue
Black
Blue
White
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Kevlar
MetalMetal
CertificationP2i for splash resistance--

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 / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards222
Features-Dual 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)

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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
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TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 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-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE 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)

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 16
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
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)MIUI V9.6 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)
FlyMe (Android 8.1 Oreo)FlyMe 7.2 (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 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 710Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Process technology10 nm10 nm11 nm
CPU4x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3852x 2.2 GHz Kryo 360, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 3602x 2.0 GHz Kryo 460, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 460
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
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Level 3 cache memory (L3)2048 KB
2 MB
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CPU cores888
CPU frequency2800 MHz2200 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 616Qualcomm Adreno 612
GPU frequency710 MHz500 MHz-
RAM capacity6 GB
8 GB
4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 2.1--

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/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.18 in
156.97 mm
15.7 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
Width2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
2.71 in
68.89 mm
6.89 cm
2.69 in
68.29 mm
6.83 cm
Height5.57 in
141.47 mm
14.15 cm
5.58 in
141.61 mm
14.16 cm
5.59 in
141.9 mm
14.19 cm
Aspect ratio2.08:12.056:12.078:1
Resolution1080 x 2246 pixels1080 x 2220 pixels1080 x 2244 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
398 ppi
156 ppcm
402 ppi
158 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area82.13 %86.77 %85.35 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
84% NTSC
2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
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
Hall
Infrared face recognition sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1291--

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 modelSony IMX363 Exmor RSSony IMX362 Exmor RSSamsung S5KGM1
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS-
ISO100 - 160050 - 160050 - 1600
Aperturef/1.9f/1.9f/1.7
Shutter speed32 - 1/1000--
Focal length3.94 mm3.94 mm-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
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
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 20 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
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)
Available also with Samsung S5K2L7 (ISOCELL)
Sensor size - 1/2.56"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
720p @ 60 fps
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
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)

Secondary camera

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

Sensor modelSamsung S5K3T1--
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOS-
Aperturef/2f/2f/2
Focal length3.52 mm3.2 mm-
Image resolution5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
5120 x 3840 pixels
19.66 MP
5180 x 3880 pixels
20.1 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
Pixel size - 0.9 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 18 mm
Sensor size - 1/2.78"
Pixel size - 1.0 μm
5-element lens
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 24 mm
Face unlock
Exposure compensation
Face unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesNoNo

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

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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
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
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
EDR
HID
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-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
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
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
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
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
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
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
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
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 mAh3210 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-mCharge 4.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-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)0.537 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)1.582 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)0.66 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg--

Additional features

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

Additional featuresPocophone F1 Armored Edition - Kevlar back
LiquidCool
M1805E10A - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.719 W/kg; body - 0.746 W/kg
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