Comparison between:
- Asus Google Nexus 7
- HTC Nexus 9
- Xiaomi Mi Pad Mi515
- LG G2 Mini LTE Tegra

Brand and model

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

Asus Google Nexus 7HTC Nexus 9Xiaomi Mi Pad Mi515LG G2 Mini LTE Tegra
Asus Google Nexus 7
Prices
HTC Nexus 9
Prices
Xiaomi Mi Pad Mi515
Prices
LG G2 Mini LTE Tegra
Model aliasGrouper
ME370T
Google Nexus 9
Volantis
MiPadLG-D625
D625

Design

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

Width198.5 mm
19.85 cm
0.651 ft
7.815 in
228.25 mm
22.825 cm
0.749 ft
8.986 in
202.1 mm
20.21 cm
0.663 ft
7.957 in
66 mm
6.6 cm
0.217 ft
2.598 in
Height120 mm
12 cm
0.394 ft
4.724 in
153.68 mm
15.368 cm
0.504 ft
6.05 in
135.4 mm
13.54 cm
0.444 ft
5.331 in
129.6 mm
12.96 cm
0.425 ft
5.102 in
Thickness10.5 mm
1.05 cm
0.034 ft
0.413 in
7.95 mm
0.795 cm
0.026 ft
0.313 in
8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.028 ft
0.335 in
9.8 mm
0.98 cm
0.032 ft
0.386 in
Weight347 g
0.77 lbs
12.24 oz
436 g
0.96 lbs
15.38 oz
360 g
0.79 lbs
12.7 oz
121 g
0.27 lbs
4.27 oz
Volume250.11 cm³
15.19 in³
278.87 cm³
16.94 in³
232.6 cm³
14.13 in³
83.83 cm³
5.09 in³
ColorsBlackBlack
White
Gold
White
Yellow
Blue
Green
Pink
Black
White
Body materials-PlasticPlastic-

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM-Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards11-1

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 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
-LTE 1700/2100 MHz

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+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE
-UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA
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 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
MIUI V4.7 (Android 4.4.2 KitKat)
MIUI V7.2 (Android 4.4.4 KitKat)
MIUI V9
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
User interface (UI)---Optimus 3.0

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.

SoCNvidia Tegra 3 T30LNvidia Tegra K1-64Nvidia Tegra K1-32Nvidia Tegra 4i
Process technology40 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A9DenverARM Cortex-A15ARM Cortex-A9
CPU bits32 bit64 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8ARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB--32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
--2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores5254
CPU frequency1200 MHz2300 MHz2200 MHz1700 MHz
GPUULP GeForceNvidia Kepler DX11Nvidia KeplerULP GeForce
GPU cores1219219260
GPU frequency416 MHz950 MHz950 MHz660 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB2 GB1 GB
RAM typeDDR3-LLPDDR3DDR3L-1866LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channel--Single channel
RAM frequency1500 MHz---
8 pixel shaders
4 vertex shaders
--48 pixel shaders
12 vertex shaders

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
16 GB
32 GB
16 GB
64 GB
8 GB

Memory cards

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

Types--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 size7 in
177.8 mm
17.78 cm
8.9 in
226.06 mm
22.61 cm
7.9 in
200.66 mm
20.07 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
Width5.94 in
150.77 mm
15.08 cm
7.12 in
180.85 mm
18.08 cm
6.32 in
160.53 mm
16.05 cm
2.3 in
58.53 mm
5.85 cm
Height3.71 in
94.23 mm
9.42 cm
5.34 in
135.64 mm
13.56 cm
4.74 in
120.4 mm
12.04 cm
4.1 in
104.05 mm
10.4 cm
Aspect ratio1.6:1
16:10
1.333:1
4:3
1.333:1
4:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density216 ppi
84 ppcm
288 ppi
113 ppcm
324 ppi
127 ppcm
234 ppi
91 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area59.84 %70.16 %70.86 %71.42 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Asus TruVivid technology
LED-backlit
Corning Gorilla Glass
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 3
OGS (One Glass Solution)
Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass

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 modelAptina MI 1040Sony IMX219PQ Exmor R--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor size2.46 x 1.85 mm
0.12 in
3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
--
Pixel size1.898 µm
0.001898 mm
1.119 µm
0.001119 mm
--
Crop factor14.069.42--
Aperture-f/2.4f/2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.1 mm
29.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Number of lenses-5--
Flash type-LED-LED
Image resolution1296 x 976 pixels
1.26 MP
3280 x 2460 pixels
8.07 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection

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 model-OmniVision OV9760--
Sensor type-CMOS BSI--
Sensor size-2.65 x 2 mm
0.13 in
--
Crop factor-13.04--
Aperture-f/2.4--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2 mm
26.09 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Image resolution--2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
-
Video resolution-1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS--30 fps30 fps
-1.6 MP-1.3 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioNo--Yes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPSGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
-GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-2x2 MiMOMiMO-

Bluetooth

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

Version3.04.14.04.0
Features-A2DPA2DP
HID
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesChargingCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
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 jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTMLHTML
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/codecseAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
FLAC
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/codecsH.264
MP4
3GPP
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
3GPP
H.263
H.264
MP4
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
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.

Capacity4325 mAh6700 mAh6700 mAh2440 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time9 h
540 min
0.4 days
---
2G stand-by time300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
---
3G talk time9 h
540 min
0.4 days
---
3G stand-by time300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
720 h
43200 min
30 days
--
4G stand-by time-720 h
43200 min
30 days
--
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removableRemovable
--Stand by time - up to 11 hSiO+

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 (USA)---0.56 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.17 W/kg--1.18 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-425 g (Wi-Fi version)--
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