Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
- Meizu Note 8
- Sony Xperia Z5

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Mi A2 LiteMeizu Note 8Sony Xperia Z5
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
Prices
Meizu Note 8
Prices
Sony Xperia Z5
Prices
Model aliasMi A2LiteNote8
M822H
M822Q
E6653
E6603

Design

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

Width71.68 mm
7.17 cm
0.24 ft
2.82 in
75.5 mm
7.55 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
Height149.33 mm
14.93 cm
0.49 ft
5.88 in
153.6 mm
15.36 cm
0.5 ft
6.05 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.48 ft
5.75 in
Thickness8.75 mm
0.88 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.02 ft
0.29 in
Weight178 g
0.39 lbs
6.28 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
Volume93.66 cm³
5.69 in³
91.61 cm³
5.56 in³
76.74 cm³
4.66 in³
ColorsBlackBlack
Blue
Red
Violet
Black
White
Gold
Green
Pink
Body materialsMetal
Polycarbonate
MetalGlass
Certification--IP65
IP68

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards221
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 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 MHz-
TD-SCDMA-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 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 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 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

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
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
--E6603 - 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)Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
FlyMe (Android 8.1 Oreo)Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat

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 625 MSM8953Qualcomm Snapdragon 632Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Process technology14 nm14 nm20 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A534x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 2504x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8ARMv8-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 cores888
CPU frequency2000 MHz1800 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 430
GPU frequency650 MHz-600 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
4 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR4
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz933 MHz1600 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
64 GB32 GB

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/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.84 in
148.34 mm
14.83 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.5 in
63.5 mm
6.35 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height5.28 in
134.06 mm
13.41 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio2.111:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density432 ppi
169 ppcm
402 ppi
158 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area79.79 %80.37 %71.14 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
84% NTSC
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
83% NTSC
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Chemical tempered glass
Anti-fingerprint coating

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
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1028-Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145

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 IMX486 Exmor RSSony IMX362 Exmor RSSony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size--6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Pixel size--1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
Crop factor--5.64
ISO-50 - 1600100 - 12800
Aperturef/2.2f/1.9f/2
Focal length-3.94 mm4.26 mm
24.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDDual LEDLED
Image resolution4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 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
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Sensor size - 1/2.9"
Pixel size - 1.25 μm
Phase detection
5-element lens
720p @ 120 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/2.2 (#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
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 23 mm
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
4-element lens (#2)
1080p @ 60fps
720p @ 120fps
Pulse LED flash
Wide angel G-lens

Secondary camera

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

Sensor modelOmniVision OV5675-Sony Exmor RS
Sensor typePureCelCMOS-
Sensor size2.98 x 2.21 mm
0.15 in
--
Pixel size1.151 µm
0.001151 mm
--
Crop factor11.66--
Aperturef/2f/2-
Focal length-2.5 mm-
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 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
Face unlock
Angle of view - 67.9°
4-element lens
Face unlock
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Digital image stabilization

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
--3D Surround Sound

Radio

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

RadioYesNoYes
--RDS

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
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
Wi-Fi Display
--MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.24.1
FeaturesA2DP
HID
A2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

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
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI--Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

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
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+

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
Flash
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+
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
ALAC
Opus
DSD
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
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
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 mAh3600 mAh2900 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time--13 h 10 min
13.2 h
790 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time--520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
3G talk time--17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time--540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
4G stand-by time--500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A--
Quick charge technology-mCharge 4.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
FeaturesNon-removableFast 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)0.547 W/kg-0.751 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.473 W/kg-0.781 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.04 W/kg-0.55 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.15 W/kg-0.64 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features--E6653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.751 W/kg; body - 0.781 W/kg
E6653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.550 w/kg; body - 0.640 w/kg
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