79points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

60points

ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) vs ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) better than ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Wireless charging
  • Weather sealed
  • 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.7 vs2f
  • 2.7mm narrower
    73.9mmvs76.6mm
  • 1.3mm shorter
    153.5mmvs154.8mm
  • Has a BSI sensor
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies

Why is ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)?

  • 1.86x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2GHzvs4 x 2.15GHz
  • 33.33% more megapixels (main camera)
    16MPvs12MP
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 4g lighter
    165gvs169g
  • Has a radio
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has an IPS screen

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Design

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

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

3.weight

169g

165g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73.9mm

76.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

153.5mm

154.8mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

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

3.pixel density

518ppi

401ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

3

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.7"

5.5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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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.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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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 820 MSM8996)

650MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

1600MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

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

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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 30fps

2160 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

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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

6.widest aperture

f/1.7

f/2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

2900mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

38h

15h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite

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

4.has a battery level indicator
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ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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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
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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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