Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Note FE SD820
- Nokia 8
- Xiaomi Mi Note 3

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy Note FE SD820Nokia 8Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Samsung Galaxy Note FE SD820Nokia 8
Prices
Xiaomi Mi Note 3
Prices
Model aliasGalaxy Note 7R
SM-N935K
SM-N935L
SM-N935S
TA-1012Mi Note3

Design

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

Width73.9 mm
7.39 cm
0.24 ft
2.91 in
73.7 mm
7.37 cm
0.24 ft
2.9 in
73.95 mm
7.4 cm
0.24 ft
2.91 in
Height153.5 mm
15.35 cm
0.5 ft
6.04 in
151.5 mm
15.15 cm
0.5 ft
5.96 in
152.6 mm
15.26 cm
0.5 ft
6.01 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
Weight169 g
0.37 lbs
5.96 oz
160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
Volume89.61 cm³
5.44 in³
88.21 cm³
5.36 in³
85.76 cm³
5.21 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Silver
Blue
Silver
Copper
Black
Blue
Body materialsMetal
Glass
Aluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP68IP54-

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
Nano-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
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 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 700 MHz Class 13
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
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
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
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 9
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE Cat 9
EV-DO Rev. A
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)Android 6.0.1 marshmallow
Android 7.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo
MIUI V8.5.11 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
MIUI V9.1.1 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
MIUI V9.2.2 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
MIUI V9.5.4 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
MIUI V10.0 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI (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 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Process technology14 nm10 nm14 nm
CPU2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo4x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
-
CPU cores488
CPU frequency2150 MHz2450 MHz2200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 512
GPU frequency624 MHz710 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
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 GB64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 2.0UFS 2.1eMMC 5.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologySuper AMOLEDIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5.3 in
134.62 mm
13.46 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.79 in
70.98 mm
7.1 cm
2.6 in
66 mm
6.6 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.97 in
126.19 mm
12.62 cm
4.62 in
117.33 mm
11.73 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density515 ppi
202 ppcm
554 ppi
217 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area79.21 %69.58 %74.14 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
VR headset support
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
700 cd/m²
Display manufacturer - Sharp
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
1500:1 contrast ratio
550 cd/m²
94.4% 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
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards / Goodix

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 IMX260 Exmor RS-Sony IMX386 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size--4.96 x 3.72 mm
0.24 in
Pixel size--1.23 µm
0.00123 mm
Crop factor--6.98
ISO--100 - 3200
Aperturef/1.7f/2f/1.8
Focal length4.2 mm3.58 mm3.82 mm
26.66 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4032 x 3016 pixels
12.16 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
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
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Available also with Samsung S5K2L1 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Carl Zeiss lens
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP (monochrome)
Angle of view - 76.9°
Phase detection
6-element lens
4-axis OIS
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 27 mm
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)
5-element lens (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#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 S5K4E6-Samsung S5K3P3
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOSISOCELL
Sensor size3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
-4.74 x 3.56 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.389 µm
0.001389 mm
-1.029 µm
0.001029 mm
Crop factor9.61-7.29
Aperturef/1.7f/2f/2
Focal length2.1 mm
20.19 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-3.52 mm
25.67 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 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
Auto HDRPixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
Angle of view - 78.4°
Pixel size - 2.0 μm
Face unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
192 kHz / 24-bit
HAC (M4/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
OZO AudioHeadphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioNoNo-

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
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
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
Wi-Fi Display
VHT80 MiMOMiMO2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version4.25.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DPA2DP
HID

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
Version3.13.12.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
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 jackYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
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
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AC3
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

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
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity3200 mAh3090 mAh3500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time31 h
1860 min
1.3 days
23 h 30 min
23.5 h
1410 min
1 days
-
2G stand-by time744 h
44640 min
31 days
208 h 48 min
208.8 h
12528 min
8.7 days
-
3G talk time31 h
1860 min
1.3 days
23 h 30 min
23.5 h
1410 min
1 days
-
3G stand-by time744 h
44640 min
31 days
208 h 48 min
208.8 h
12528 min
8.7 days
-
Charger output power9 V / 1.67 A9 V / 2 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless charging--

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)-0.711 W/kg0.502 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.33 W/kg1.544 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.57 W/kg1.09 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)0.79 W/kg0.49 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresS Pen stylus (4096 pressure levels)--
 Samsung Galaxy Note FE SD820Nokia 8Xiaomi Mi Note 3