Comparison between:
- Meizu m3s
- Nokia 6.1
- ZTE Blade AF3

Brand and model

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

Meizu m3sNokia 6.1ZTE Blade AF3
Meizu m3sNokia 6.1
Prices
ZTE Blade AF3
Model alias-6 (2018)
TA-1016
TA-1043
TA-1045
TA-1050
TA-1089
T221

Design

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

Width69.9 mm
6.99 cm
0.229 ft
2.752 in
75.8 mm
7.58 cm
0.249 ft
2.984 in
63.8 mm
6.38 cm
0.209 ft
2.512 in
Height141.9 mm
14.19 cm
0.466 ft
5.587 in
148.8 mm
14.88 cm
0.488 ft
5.858 in
125 mm
12.5 cm
0.41 ft
4.921 in
Thickness8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.027 ft
0.327 in
8.15 mm
0.815 cm
0.027 ft
0.321 in
11.5 mm
1.15 cm
0.038 ft
0.453 in
Weight138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
172 g
0.38 lbs
6.07 oz
127 g
0.28 lbs
4.48 oz
Volume82.33 cm³
5 in³
91.92 cm³
5.58 in³
91.71 cm³
5.57 in³
ColorsGold
Rose-gold
Silver
Gray
Black
Silver
Black
White
Body materialsMetalAluminium alloyPlastic

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
Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards222
Features--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
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 1800 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 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
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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 4
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)FlyMe 5.1 (Android 5.1.1 Lollipop)Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 10
Android 4.4.2 KitKat

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 MT6750Qualcomm Snapdragon 630Spreadtrum SC7731G
Process technology28 nm14 nm28 nm
CPU4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits64 bit64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
-512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores884
CPU frequency1500 MHz2200 MHz1200 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 508ARM Mali-400 MP2
GPU cores2-2
GPU frequency520 MHz-400 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB
3 GB
3 GB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4-
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channel-
RAM frequency667 MHz1333 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
32 GB4 GB
eMMC 5.0eMMC 5.1-

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSTFT
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
233 ppi
91 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area69.71 %74.17 %57.29 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
SCHOTT Xensation cover glass
2.5D curved glass screen
GFF full lamination
1000:1 contrast ratio
380 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
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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

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 modelSamsung S5K3L8Samsung S5K3P3-
Sensor typeISOCELLISOCELLCMOS
Sensor size4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
--
Pixel size1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
-
Crop factor7.38--
Aperturef/2.2f/2-
Number of lenses5--
Flash typeLEDDual LEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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)
Digital zoom
Panorama
Self-timer
-Carl Zeiss lens-

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 modelSamsung S5K5E8--
Sensor typeCMOS BSI--
Sensor size2.9 x 2.15 mm
0.14 in
--
Pixel size1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
--
Crop factor11.99--
Aperturef/2f/2-
Field of view-84 °-
Number of lenses4--
Image resolution2594 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS-30 fps-
-Pixel size 1.12 μm-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-OZO Audio-

Radio

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

RadioNoYesYes
-RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version4.05.02.1
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DPA2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
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
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
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
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
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
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.

Capacity3020 mAh3000 mAh1400 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G stand-by time--154 h
9240 min
6.4 days
3G stand-by time--160 h
9600 min
6.7 days
Charger output power-9 V / 2 A-
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
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)0.653 W/kg0.944 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.46 W/kg1.82 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)-0.94 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)-0.77 W/kg-
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