88points

HTC U12+

47points

Huawei GR5

82points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

39points

Sony Xperia C3

Comparison winner
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3
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141 facts in comparison

HTC U12+ vs Huawei GR5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Sony Xperia C3

HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3
88
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47
points
82
points
39
points

Why is HTC U12+ better than Huawei GR5 & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 & Sony Xperia C3?

  • Width
    73.9mmvs76.3,73.9,78.5mm
  • Semiconductor size
    10nmvs28,14,28nm
  • Has laser autofocus
  • Shoots raw
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Supports fast charging
  • Uses 3D facial recognition

Why is Huawei GR5 better than HTC U12+ & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 & Sony Xperia C3?

  • Has a radio
  • Height
    151.3mmvs156.6,153.5,156mm
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 better than HTC U12+ & Huawei GR5 & Sony Xperia C3?

  • Wireless charging
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has manual exposure
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Has an AMOLED display
  • Uses HMP
  • Has a stylus

Why is Sony Xperia C3 better than HTC U12+ & Huawei GR5 & Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

  • Weight
    150gvs188,158,169g
  • Thickness
    7.6mmvs9.7,8.2,7.9mm
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has AF tracking

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

9.7mm

8.2mm

7.9mm

7.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

188g

158g

169g

150g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

73.9mm

76.3mm

73.9mm

78.5mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

156.6mm

151.3mm

153.5mm

156mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2880px

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2560px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

537ppi

401ppi

518ppi

267ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

6"

5.5"

5.7"

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.Has an AMOLED display
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

500MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

650MHz (Samsung Exynos 8890)

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Has out-of-order execution
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

6.Has AES
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP & 12MP

13MP

12MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP & 8MP

5MP

5MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.Has laser autofocus
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.has a radio
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

3000mAh

3500mAh

2500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a removable battery
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

5.Supports fast charging
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3
2.Has offline voice recognition
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3
5.Is free and open source
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
HTC U12+
Huawei GR5
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sony Xperia C3

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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