Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi 9
- ZTE V5 Max
- Huawei Honor Note 8

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Mi 9ZTE V5 MaxHuawei Honor Note 8
Xiaomi Mi 9
Prices
ZTE V5 MaxHuawei Honor Note 8
Model aliasMi9
M1902F1G
-EDI-AL10

Design

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

Width74.67 mm
7.467 cm
0.245 ft
2.94 in
77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.253 ft
3.039 in
90.9 mm
9.09 cm
0.298 ft
3.579 in
Height157.5 mm
15.75 cm
0.517 ft
6.201 in
153.5 mm
15.35 cm
0.504 ft
6.043 in
178.8 mm
17.88 cm
0.587 ft
7.039 in
Thickness7.61 mm
0.761 cm
0.025 ft
0.3 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
7.18 mm
0.718 cm
0.024 ft
0.283 in
Weight173 g
0.38 lbs
6.1 oz
180 g
0.4 lbs
6.35 oz
219 g
0.48 lbs
7.72 oz
Volume89.5 cm³
5.44 in³
114.95 cm³
6.98 in³
116.7 cm³
7.09 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Violet
WhiteGray
Silver
Gold
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
-Aluminium alloy

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards222
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)-

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 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz-CDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1700 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
--
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
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 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-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 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 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 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)

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 18
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
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 V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)Android 4.4 KitKatAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
User interface (UI)-nubia 2.5Emotion 4.1
Emotion 8.0

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 855Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916Huawei Hisilicon Kirin 955
Process technology7 nm28 nm16 nm
CPU1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485ARM Cortex-A534x 2.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores848
CPU frequency2840 MHz1200 MHz2500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 306ARM Mali-T880 MP4
GPU cores--4
GPU frequency-400 MHz900 MHz
RAM capacity6 GB
8 GB
2 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channel-
RAM frequency2133 MHz533 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
16 GB32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 2.1--

Memory cards

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

Types-microSD
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/technologySuper AMOLEDIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size6.39 in
162.31 mm
16.23 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
6.6 in
167.64 mm
16.76 cm
Width2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
3.24 in
82.19 mm
8.22 cm
Height5.8 in
147.37 mm
14.74 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
5.75 in
146.11 mm
14.61 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
267 ppi
104 ppcm
445 ppi
174 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.5 %70.6 %74.12 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
60000:1 contrast ratio
430 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 600 cd/m²
103.8% NTSC
DC dimming
HDR10
-70000:1 contrast ratio
105% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
In-display fingerprint sensor
Step detector
Step counter
-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1025

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 modelSony IMX586 Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS
Sensor format1/2"--
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
--
ISO100 - 3200--
Aperturef/1.75f/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.75 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Number of lenses6--
Flash typeDual LEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
4160 x 3096 pixels
12.88 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M5 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 51 mm (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Sony IMX481 Exmor RS (#3)
Sensor size - 1/3" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
6-element lens (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 17 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 117° (#3)
--

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.

Pixel size0.9 µm
0.000900 mm
--
Aperturef/2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.52 mm
18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Image resolution5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Headphone adapterDTSDTS

Radio

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

RadioNoYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningA-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
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.

Version5.04.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DPA2DP
LE

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
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 jackNoYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
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
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
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
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VP8
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.

Capacity3300 mAh3100 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time-29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
-
2G stand-by time-632 h
37920 min
26.3 days
-
3G talk time-24 h
1440 min
1 days
-
3G stand-by time-706 h
42360 min
29.4 days
-
4G stand-by time-645 h
38700 min
26.9 days
-
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 3 A
12 V / 2.25 A
20 V / 1.35 A
-9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4+--
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
RemovableFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging - 20 W--

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)1.389 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)1.301 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)0.99 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)1.04 W/kg--
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