Device Technical Specifications
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Information about the brand and model of device!
Brand
Brand name of company manufacturing device.
CommInn
Model
Model name of device.
CommInnAhbcZ
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Audio
Information about the type of speakers and audio technologies device supports.
Speaker
The loudspeaker is a device that reproduces various
sounds such as ring tones, alarms, music and voice calls.
Information about the type of speaker(s) the device uses.
► Loudspeaker
► Earpiece
► Headphone adapter


Battery
Batteries of mobile communication devices are different in capacity and technology.
The battery provides electrical charge to energize device creating power to function.

Capacity
Capacity shows maximum charge measurement
that the battery can store in milli-Ampere hours!
mAh (milliampere-hours)

Type
Battery type is determined by the chemicals used and its structure.
Common are lithium-ion (Li-ion) and lithium-ion polymer (Li-Polymer).
Li-Polymer

2G talk time
Maximum amount of device battery time,
constantly talking, on a 2G cellular network.
≈ 50 h (hours)
≈ 3000 min (minutes)
≈ 2.1 days

2G stand-by time
Maximum battery time amount, constantly connected,
but the device is never used, on a 2G cellular network.
≈ 720 h (hours)
≈ 43200 min (minutes)
≈ 30 days

3G talk time
Maximum amount of device battery time,
constantly talking, on a 3G cellular network.
≈ 50 h (hours)
≈ 3000 min (minutes)
≈ 2.1 days

3G stand-by time
Maximum battery time amount, constantly connected,
but the device is never used, on a 3G cellular network.
≈ 720 h (hours)
≈ 43200 min (minutes)
≈ 30 days

Charger output power
Electric current (amperes) and voltage (volts) output.
The higher power outputs allows for faster charging.
► 5 V (volts) / 2 A (amps)
► 9 V (volts) / 2 A (amps)
► 12 V (volts) / 2 A (amps)

Features
Information about additional features of device battery.
► Wireless charging (Qi charge - 10 W)
► Fast quick rapid charging
► Non-removable battery


Bluetooth
Standard for secure short-distance wireless data transfer between different devices.

Version
Technology has several versions, this helps to
improve the connection, speed, range, connectivity
and discoverability of the device.
4.1
Features
Bluetooth uses various profiles and protocols related to
faster exchange of data, energy saving, better device
discoverability, and several other features.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)


Browser
A web browser is a software application for accessing Internet!

Browser ► HTML
► HTML5
► CSS


Camera, Back/Rear
Mobile devices commonly have one or more back/rear primary camera(s) located
in different positions, providing various usages and optional design concept looks.

Sensor model
Information about manufacturer and model
of the image sensor used by camera device.
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS

Sensor type
Information about the type of front camera sensor.
Common sensor types are BSI, CMOS and ISOCELL.
CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor)

Sensor size
Dimensions of device camera image sensor.
Commonly cameras with larger sensors and
less pixel density have better image quality,
despite the lower resolution.
5.22 x 3.92 mm (millimeters)
0.26 in (inches)

Pixel size
Pixels are commonly measured in microns (µm).
Larger pixels are capable of recording more light,
which provides better low light images and wider
dynamic range in comparison to the smaller pixels.
≈ 1.132 µm (micrometers)
≈ 0.001132 mm (millimeters)

Crop factor
Crop factor is the ratio of the dimensions of a full frame
camera's sensor (36 x 24 mm, which equals the frame size
of a 35 mm film) and the dimensions of the image sensor
of the device. The number shown is the ratio between the
diagonals of a full frame sensor (43.3 mm) and sensor in question.
≈ 6.63

Aperture
The aperture (f-stop number) indicates size of the lens
diaphragm opening, which controls the amount of light
reaching the image sensor. The lower the f-stop number,
the larger the diaphragm opening is, which allows more
light to reach sensor. Commonly the f-stop number shown
corresponds to the maximum possible diaphragm opening.
f/2

Flash type
Commonly, back/rear side of device has usually LED flash.
LED arrangement examples are single, dual or multi-light.
Dual LED

Image resolution
A primary feature cameras have, providing number
of pixels on the horizontal and vertical dimensions.
Image resolution could also be indicated in MegaPixels,
this is an approximate number of the pixels in the millions.
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP (MegaPixels)

Video resolution
Maximum resolution of back/rear camera video images (shoot)!
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP (MegaPixels)

Video FPS
Maximum number of frames per second (fps) supported by
back/rear camera while recording at maximum resolution!
30 fps (frames per second)

Features
Additional back/rear camera hardware and software information!
► Autofocus
► Continuous shooting
► Digital zoom
► Exposure compensation
► Face detection
► Geotagging
► HDR
► ISO settings
► Panorama
► Scene mode
► Secondary back/rear camera sensor
► Self-timer
► Touch focus
► White balance settings


Camera, Front
Mobile devices commonly have one or more front camera(s) located
in different positions, providing various usages and design concept looks.
Examples are the, pop-up, rotating, notch, punch hole and under-display.

Sensor model
Information about manufacturer and model
of the image sensor used by camera device.
OmniVision OV8858

Sensor type
Information about the type of front camera sensor.
Common sensor types are BSI, CMOS and ISOCELL.
CMOS BSI 2 (BackSide Illumination 2)

Sensor size
Dimensions of device camera image sensor.
Commonly cameras with larger sensors and
less pixel density have better image quality,
despite the lower resolution.
3.68 x 2.77 mm (millimeters)
0.18 in (inches)

Pixel size
Pixels are commonly measured in microns (µm).
Larger pixels are capable of recording more light,
which provides better low light images and wider
dynamic range in comparison to the smaller pixels.
Smaller pixels allow increased resolution,
while preserving the same sensor size.
≈ 1.127 µm (micrometers)
≈ 0.001127 mm (millimeters)

Crop factor
Crop factor is the ratio of the dimensions of a full frame
camera's sensor (36 x 24 mm, which equals the frame size
of a 35 mm film) and the dimensions of the image sensor
of the device. The number shown is the ratio between the
diagonals of a full frame sensor (43.3 mm) and sensor in question.
≈ 9.4

Aperture
The aperture (f-stop number) indicates size of the lens
diaphragm opening, which controls the amount of light
reaching the image sensor. The lower the f-stop number,
the larger the diaphragm opening is, which allows more
light to reach sensor. Commonly the f-stop number shown
corresponds to the maximum possible diaphragm opening.
f/2.2

Flash type
Commonly, only back/rear side of device has LED flash.
None or not applicable

Image resolution
Number of pixels on horizontal and vertical dimensions.
Image resolution could also be indicated in MegaPixels,
this is an approximate number of the pixels in the millions.
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP (MegaPixels)

Video resolution
Maximum resolution of front camera video images (shoot)!
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP (MegaPixels)

Video FPS
Maximum number of frames per second (fps) supported by
the front camera while recording at maximum resolution!
30 fps (frames per second)

Features
Additional front camera hardware and software information!
► Face unlock


Connectivity
Important information about device technologies!

Connectivity ► Computer sync
► NFC
► OTA sync
► Tethering


Design and Dimensions
Device physical characteristics and measurement information!
Width
The width (horizontal) ↔ standard view of device.
≈ mm (millimeters)
≈ cm (centimeters)
≈ in (inches)
≈ ft (feet)

Height
The height (vertical) ↕ standard view of device.
≈ mm (millimeters)
≈ cm (centimeters)
≈ in (inches)
≈ ft (feet)

Thickness
The thickness (depth) of device.
≈ mm (millimeters)
≈ cm (centimeters)
≈ in (inches)
≈ ft (feet)

Volume
Estimated volume calculated from the dimensions of device
provided by manufacturer, applies to rectangular parallelepiped.
≈ cm³ (cubic centimeters)
≈ in³ (cubic inches)

Weight
The weight (heaviness) of device.
≈ g (grams)
≈ lbs (pounds)
≈ oz (ounces)

Colors
Available colors of device in market.
► Black
► Green
► Yellow

Body Materials
Materials used in fabrication of device body.
► Polycarbonate

Certification
Additional standards certifying device.
► IP68
► IP69K
► MIL-STD-810G


Display
Display information of the mobile communication device!
Technology Type
Display technology information.
IPS

Diagonal Size
Mobile communication display size
is the diagonal length measurement.
≈ in (inches)
≈ mm (millimeters)
≈ cm (centimeters)

Width
Display width (horizontal) ↔ view of device.
≈ in (inches)
≈ mm (millimeters)
≈ cm (centimeters)

Height
Display height (vertical) ↕ view of device.
≈ in (inches)
≈ mm (millimeters)
≈ cm (centimeters)

Aspect Ratio
The ratio between the long and short side of display.
≈ 2:1
≈ 2:1 (18:9)

Resolution
Display resolution shows the number of pixels
on horizontal and vertical side of the screen.
Higher resolution has greater detail of displayed content.
1080 x 2160

Pixel Density
Information about the number of
pixels per centimeter (ppcm) or pixels per inch (ppi).
Higher pixel density has more detailed and
clearer information displayed on the screen.
≈ 424 ppi (pixels per inch)
≈ 166 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)

Color Depth
Color depth of display also known as bit depth.
Shows number of bits used for one pixel color components.
Shows the maximum number of colors a screen can display.
24 bit
16,777,216 colors

Display Area
Estimated screen area percentage
of the device from total front area.
≈ 64.02 % (percent)

Display Features
Features and functions of display screen.
► Capacitive
► Multi-touch
► Scratch resistant
► Corning Gorilla Glass 3
► Manufacturer → AU Optronics


File formats/codecs, Audio
Communication devices support many audio file formats for
storage/retrieval and coding/decoding of digital audio data.

File formats/codecs, Audio ► AAC (Advanced Audio Coding)
► AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR (Adaptive Multi-Rate, .amr, .3ga)
► eAAC+ / AACpLUS V2 / HE-AAC v2
► FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec, .flac)
► MIDI
► MP3 (MPEG-2 Audio Layer II, .mp3)
► OGG (.ogg, .ogv, .oga, .ogx, .spx, .opus)
► WMA (Windows Media Audio, .wma)
► WAV (Waveform Audio File Format, .wav, .wave)

File formats/codecs, Video
Communication devices support many video file formats for
storage/retrieval and coding/decoding of digital video data.

File formats/codecs, Video ► 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project, .3gp)
► AVI (Audio Video Interleaved, .avi)
► MP4 (MPEG-4 Part 14, .mp4, .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r, .m4v)
► Xvid


Headphone jack
The most commonly used 3.5 mm headphone jack (audio jack) seems to be phasing out.
Headphone jack
Information whether device is equipped with 3.5 mm audio port.
Many devices replacing 3.5 mm with USB Type-C and/or bluetooth.
No


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 technologies
There are several network technologies that enhance performance
of mobile networks, mainly by increasing the data bandwidth. The
communication technologies and upload▲/download▼ bandwidth.
► UMTS (384 Kbps▼)
► EDGE
► HSPA+
► GPRS
► LTE Cat 6 (51.0 Mbps▲ and 301.5 Mbps▼)
► EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbps▲ and 3.1 Mbps▼)
► TD-SCDMA
► TD-HSDPA

Networks
A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a
large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other!

GSM
GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) was
developed to replace the analog cellular network (1G),
therefore it is referred to as a 2G mobile network. It has
been improved with the addition of General Packet Radio
Services (GPRS) and later via the Enhanced Data rates for
GSM Evolution (EDGE) technology.
► GSM 850 MHz (B5)
► GSM 900 MHz (B8)
► GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
► GSM 1900 MHz (B2)

CDMA
CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) is a channel access method for
communications within mobile networks. Compared to other 2G and
2.5G standards like GSM and TDMA, it provides increased data transfer
speeds and allows more subscribers to connect simultaneously.
► CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
► CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)

W-CDMA
W-CDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) is an
air interface used by 3G mobile networks. It is one of the
three different UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System)
interfaces together with the TD-SCDMA and the TD-CDMA. The standard
provides faster data transfer speeds and allows more users to connect
to the network simultaneously.
► W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
► W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
► W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
► W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
► W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)

TD-SCDMA
TD-SCDMA (Time Division Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access)
is a 3G standard for mobile networks. It is developed as an
alternative to the W-CDMA standard and combines TDMA and CDMA.
► TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
► TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz

LTE
LTE (Long Term Evolution) is deemed to be the fourth generation (4G)
of mobile communications technology. Developed by 3GPP based on the
GSM/EDGE and TD-CDMA. The standard provides faster data transfer speeds
allows more users to connect to the network simultaneously.
► LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
► LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
► LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
► LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
► LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
► LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
► LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
► LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
► LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
► LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
► LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
► LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
► LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
► LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
► LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
► LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)


Operating system
Operating system is the software which controls
and manages functions of the devices hardware.

Operating system ► Android


Radio
The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.
Radio
Information whether device has an FM radio receiver.
Yes


Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation
absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, measured in W/kg.
Head SAR
The SAR head rating shows the highest level of exposure
to electromagnetic radiation measured when the device is
held next the ear in a talk position. The SAR limit for
hand-held mobile devices is set to 2 W/kg per 10 g of tissue.
This standard is specified by the CENELEC, compiles with the
IEC standards and follows the ICNIRP guidelines 1998.
0.461 W/kg (watts per kilogram)
Body SAR
The SAR head rating shows the highest level of exposure
to electromagnetic radiation measured when the device is
held next the hip area. The maximum SAR value for
hand-held mobile devices is set to 2 W/kg per 10 g of tissue.
This standard is specified by the CENELEC, compiles with the
IEC standards and follows the ICNIRP guidelines 1998.
0.959 W/kg (watts per kilogram)


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

Sensors ► Accelerometer
► Compass
► Fingerprint
► Gyroscope
► Light
► Proximity


SIM card
Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices
to store data authenticating subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card type
Information about the type and size (form factor) of SIM.
► Nano-SIM 4FF
    (4FF - fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm)
► Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards
Information about the number of SIM cards device supports.
2


Storage
Mobile communication devices have built-in storage (internal memory) with fixed capacity.

Storage
Built-in storage capacity of device, some models vary.
► 64 GB (gigabytes)
► eMMC
Storage, Memory cards
Removable storage for mobile device, external expansion capacity.

Types ► microSD
► microSDHC
► microSDXC


System on Chip (SoC)
A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip
some of the main hardware components of the device.

SoC
The SoC integrates different hardware components such
as the CPU, GPU, memory, peripherals, interfaces, etc., as
well as software for their functioning.
MediaTEk MT6750T

Process technology
Information about the process technology used in
manufacturing the chip. The value in nanometers
represents half the distance between elements
that make up the CPU.
28 nm (nanometers)

CPU
CPU is the Central Processing Unit or the processor of a
mobile device. Its main function is to interpret and execute
the instructions contained in software applications.
Octa Core
4 x 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4 x 1.0GHz ARM Cortex-A53

CPU bits
The CPU bits are determined by the bit-size of the
processor registers, address buses and data buses,
64-bit CPUs provide better performance than 32-bit,
which on their part perform better than 16-bit CPUs.
64 bit

CPU cores
A CPU core is the processer unit, which executes software
instructions. Commonly, single, dual, quad, hexa and octa.
8

CPU frequency
The measurement of CPU frequency is its clock rate in
cycles per second, Megahertz (MHz) or Gigahertz (GHz).
1500 MHz (megahertz)
1000 MHz (megahertz)

GPU
GPU (Graphical Processing Unit) performs computation
for 2D/3D graphics applications. Mobile devices GPU
commonly utilized by games, UI and video playback.
GPU is able to perform computations traditionally
handled by the CPU.
ARM Mali-TB60 MP2

GPU cores
Similar to the CPU, the GPU consists of processing units
called cores. They handle the computation of graphics in
various applications.
2

GPU frequency
The measurement of GPU frequency is its clock rate in
cycles per second, Megahertz (MHz) or Gigahertz (GHz).
650 MHz (megahertz)

Level 1 cache memory (L1)
L1 cache memory is used by the CPU in order to
shorten the time needed to access data/instructions
that are frequently used. The L1 cache memory has
a small volume, but operates faster than the RAM
and the other cache memory levels. If CPU does not
find data in L1, it continues to look for it in L2.
Some CPUs search the L1 and L2 simultaneously.
32 KB + 32 KB (kilobytes)

Level 2 cache memory (L2)
L2 cache memory is slower than L1, but has a
larger capacity, providing it to cache more data.
Just like L1, it is much faster than system RAM.
If CPU does not find data in L2, it continues to
look for it in L3, if there is any, or in the RAM.
512 KB (kilobytes)
0.5 MB (megabytes)

RAM capacity
RAM (Random Access Memory) is used by the
operating system and all installed applications.
RAM is volatile, data is lost after the device
is restarted or turned off.
4 GB (gigabytes)

RAM type
Information about the type of RAM used by device.
LPDDR3

RAM channels
Information about the number of RAM channels integrated
in the SoC. More channels have higher data transfer rates.
Single channel

RAM frequency
RAM frequency relates directly to the rate of
reading/writing data from/in RAM memory.
833 MHz (megahertz)


Tracking/Positioning
Information about the navigation technologies device supports.
Tracking/Positioning
The tracking/positioning service is provided by various
satellite navigation systems, which track autonomously,
geo-spatial positioning of the device that supports them.
Common satellite navigation systems are the GPS and the
GLONASS. There are also non-satellite technologies for
locating mobile devices such as the Enhanced Observed
Time Difference, Enhanced 911 and GSM Cell ID.
► GPS
► A-GPS
► GLONASS


USB
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different devices to exchange data.
Connector type
There are several USB connector types: the standard one,
the Mini and Micro connectors, On-The-Go connectors, etc.
Type of USB connector used by device.
USB Type-C
Version
There are several versions of the USB standard:
USB 1.0 (1996), USB 2.0 (2000) and USB 3.0 (2008).
The rate of data transfer increased as progressed.
2.0
Features
The USB interface in mobile devices are
able to be used for different purposes,
such as charging battery and data transfer.
► Charging
► Mass storage
► On-The-Go


Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi is technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within short range.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi communications between devices are realized via the
IEEE 802.11 standards. Some devices have the possibility
to serve as Wi-Fi Hotspots by providing Internet access
for other nearby devices. Wi-Fi Direct (Wi-Fi P2P) is
another useful standard allowing devices to communicate
with each other without need for wireless access point (WAP).
► 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
► 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
► 802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
► 802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)
► 802.11n 5GHz
► Dual band
► Wi-Fi Hotspot
► Wi-Fi Direct
► Wi-Fi Display

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