11points

Huawei Ascend Y

81points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

82points

Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

52points

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB
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136 facts in comparison

Huawei Ascend Y vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

Why is Huawei Ascend Y better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) & Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) & Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB?

  • Weight
    125gvs169,152,189,160g
  • Width
    61mmvs73.9,69.6,73.8,76mm
  • Height
    116.8mmvs153.5,142.4,158.1,152mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) better than Huawei Ascend Y & Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) & Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB?

  • Thickness
    7.9mmvs11.7,7.9,8.5,8.3mm
  • Has a stylus

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Huawei Ascend Y & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) & Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB?

  • Volume
    78.3cm³vs83.36016000000001,89.61483500000003,99.17612999999999,95.8816cm³
  • Has AF tracking
  • Shoots raw

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Huawei Ascend Y & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) & Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa) & Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Semiconductor size
    10nmvs45,14,14,28nm
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Shoots 360° panorama
  • Has manual focus
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Supports fast charging
  • Has timelapse function

Why is Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB better than Huawei Ascend Y & Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) & Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has manual shutter speed

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

2.Weather sealed
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

3.thickness

11.7mm

7.9mm

7.9mm

8.5mm

8.3mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

125g

169g

152g

189g

160g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

61mm

73.9mm

69.6mm

73.8mm

76mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

116.8mm

153.5mm

142.4mm

158.1mm

152mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

320 x 480px

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2960px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

165ppi

518ppi

577ppi

529ppi

401ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

3.5"

5.7"

5.1"

6.2"

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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.Has integrated graphics
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

4.Has AES
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.RAM

0.25GB

4GB

4GB

6GB

2GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

3.15MP

12MP

12MP

12MP & 12MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

4.Has laser autofocus
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

5.has a front camera
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

3.has a radio
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

1400mAh

3500mAh

3000mAh

3500mAh

3060mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB
2.Has offline voice recognition
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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

3.Supports Java
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB
5.Is free and open source
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

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.

Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.supports AVCHD format
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.Is a system camera
Huawei Ascend Y
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 32GB

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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