Comparison between:
- Nokia Lumia 635
- Huawei P8 Lite 2017
- Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime VE SM-G531F

Brand and model

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

Nokia Lumia 635Huawei P8 Lite 2017Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime VE SM-G531F
Nokia Lumia 635
Prices
Huawei P8 Lite 2017
Prices
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime VE SM-G531F
Model aliasRM-974
RM-975
P8Lite 2017
PRA-LA1
PRA-LX1
SM-G531F
G531F
SM-G531Y
G531Y

Design

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

Width66.7 mm
6.67 cm
0.219 ft
2.626 in
72.94 mm
7.294 cm
0.239 ft
2.872 in
72.1 mm
7.21 cm
0.237 ft
2.839 in
Height129.5 mm
12.95 cm
0.425 ft
5.098 in
147.2 mm
14.72 cm
0.483 ft
5.795 in
144.8 mm
14.48 cm
0.475 ft
5.701 in
Thickness9.2 mm
0.92 cm
0.03 ft
0.362 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
Weight134 g
0.3 lbs
4.73 oz
147 g
0.32 lbs
5.19 oz
156 g
0.34 lbs
5.5 oz
Volume79.47 cm³
4.83 in³
81.6 cm³
4.96 in³
89.78 cm³
5.45 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Orange
Yellow
Green
Gold
Black
White
Blue
White
Gray
Gold
Body materials-Aluminium alloy
Glass
Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards121
Features--Dual 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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 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 1800 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (G531Y)

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 B
GPRS Class B
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile
Android 7.0 Nougat
Androd 8.0 Oreo
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
User interface (UI)-EMUI 5.0-

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 400 MSM8926Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 655Marvell PXA1908
Process technology28 nm16 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A74x 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
--
CPU cores484
CPU frequency1200 MHz2100 MHz1200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 305ARM Mali-T830 MP2Vivante GC7000UL
GPU cores12-
GPU frequency-900 MHz-
RAM capacity512 MB3 GB
4 GB
1 GB
RAM type-LPDDR3-
RAM channels-Double channel-
RAM frequency-933 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage8 GB16 GB
32 GB
8 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
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/technologyIPSIPSTFT
Diagonal size4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.2 in
56 mm
5.6 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height3.92 in
99.64 mm
9.96 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 854 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density218 ppi
85 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
220 ppi
86 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area64.81 %69.65 %66.23 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
ClearBlack display
2.5D curved glass screen
GFF full lamination
-

Sensors

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

SensorsAccelerometerProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass

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 type-CMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
--
Pixel size1.389 µm
0.001389 mm
1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
-
Crop factor9.61--
ISO100 - 1600--
Aperturef/2.4f/2.2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.92 mm
28.08 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Flash type-LEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3968 x 2976 pixels
11.81 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Macro mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene 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.

Sensor type-CMOS BSI-
Aperture-f/2-
Image resolution-3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution-1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-
Video FPS-30 fps-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
LoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
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-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
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.

Version4.04.14.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GATT
HFP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
--SM-G530F - 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
XML
xHTML
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/codecs3GPP
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
M4A
MP3
WMA
WAV
ASF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG

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
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MP4
MPEG-4
VC-1
WMV
WMV9
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
MKV
MP4
WebM

Battery

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

Capacity1830 mAh3000 mAh2600 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
36 h
2160 min
1.5 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
2G stand-by time648 h
38880 min
27 days
524 h
31440 min
21.8 days
-
3G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time648 h
38880 min
27 days
670 h
40200 min
27.9 days
-
4G talk time-17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
-
4G stand-by time-531 h
31860 min
22.1 days
-
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableRemovable
Battery model: BL-5H--

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)-0.36 W/kg0.553 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.93 W/kg0.43 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.12 W/kg0.79 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.27 W/kg1.11 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features--SM-G531F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.309 W/kg; body - 0.375 W/kg
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