Comparison between:
- HomTom S9 Plus
- Elephone S8
- Cubot S550 Pro
- Smartisan Nut 3

Brand and model

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

HomTom S9 PlusElephone S8Cubot S550 ProSmartisan Nut 3
HomTom S9 Plus
Prices
Elephone S8
Prices
Cubot S550 ProSmartisan Nut 3
Prices
Model aliasS9Plus
S9+
--U3

Design

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

Width74.5 mm
7.45 cm
0.244 ft
2.933 in
80.7 mm
8.07 cm
0.265 ft
3.177 in
76.5 mm
7.65 cm
0.251 ft
3.012 in
74.3 mm
7.43 cm
0.244 ft
2.925 in
Height158.8 mm
15.88 cm
0.521 ft
6.252 in
152 mm
15.2 cm
0.499 ft
5.984 in
151.7 mm
15.17 cm
0.498 ft
5.972 in
154 mm
15.4 cm
0.505 ft
6.063 in
Thickness8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
7 mm
0.7 cm
0.023 ft
0.276 in
7.16 mm
0.716 cm
0.023 ft
0.282 in
Weight207 g
0.46 lbs
7.3 oz
195 g
0.43 lbs
6.88 oz
-154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
Volume97.01 cm³
5.89 in³
105.49 cm³
6.41 in³
81.24 cm³
4.93 in³
81.93 cm³
4.98 in³
ColorsSilver
Blue
Black
Black
Blue
Red
Gold
White
Black
Black
Red
Gold
Body materialsPlastic
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
Glass
MetalMetal
Glass

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-SIMMicro-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards2222
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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA---CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
-
TD-SCDMA---TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTS---UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 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 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
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)Android 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 5.1 LollipopSmartisan 4.x (Android 7.1.2 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.

SoCMediaTek MT6750TMediaTek Helio X25 (MT6797T)MediaTek MT6735AQualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Process technology28 nm20 nm28 nm14 nm
CPU4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8
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 cores81048
CPU frequency1500 MHz2500 MHz1300 MHz2000 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2ARM Mali-T880 MP4ARM Mali-T720 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU cores241-
GPU frequency650 MHz850 MHz450 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB3 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency833 MHz800 MHz533 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB64 GB16 GB32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
eMMCeMMC 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
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.99 in
152.15 mm
15.21 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.99 in
152.15 mm
15.21 cm
Width2.68 in
68.04 mm
6.8 cm
2.94 in
74.72 mm
7.47 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.68 in
68.04 mm
6.8 cm
Height5.36 in
136.08 mm
13.61 cm
5.23 in
132.83 mm
13.28 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
5.36 in
136.08 mm
13.61 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density269 ppi
105 ppcm
490 ppi
192 ppcm
267 ppi
104 ppcm
403 ppi
158 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area78.52 %81.17 %72.09 %81.18 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
GFF full lamination
Display manufacturer - Sharp
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen
800:1 contrast ratio
260 cd/m²
2.5D curved glass screen
OGS (One Glass Solution)
500 cd/m²
91% NTSC
Viewing angle - 178°
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
85% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Ultrasonic

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 IMX135 Exmor RSSony IMX220 Exmor RSOmniVision OV8865-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS BSI 2CMOS
Sensor size4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
4.61 x 3.47 mm
0.23 in
-
Pixel size1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
1.155 µm
0.001155 mm
1.414 µm
0.001414 mm
-
Crop factor7.385.647.49-
ISO-100 - 1600-100 - 1600
Aperturef/2.8f/2f/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.5 mm
19.75 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Number of lenses-64-
Flash typeLEDDual LEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
5344 x 4008 pixels
21.42 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps24 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
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
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Interpolated resolution - 16 MP
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
-Flash - 1A
Interpolated resolution - 13 MP
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP
Blue filter glass

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 modelGalaxyCore GC8024Sony IMX219PQ Exmor R--
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
--
Pixel size1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
--
Crop factor9.429.42--
Aperturef/2.8f/2.2-f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.5 mm
32.98 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Field of view--88 °-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps-30 fps
Features---Face unlock
Interpolated resolution - 13 MP-Interpolated resolution - 8 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-Headphone adapter-Headphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
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
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.14.04.2
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
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 USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
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 jackYesNoYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
HotKnot
Computer sync
OTA sync
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
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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
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
H.263
H.264
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
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.

Capacity4050 mAh4000 mAh3000 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A5 V / 1 A9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology-MediaTek Pump Express Plus-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableFast charging
Non-removable
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