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Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB) vs ZTE Axon M (Z999)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Poco F3 vs ZTE Axon M phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare ZTE Axon M XXiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)24Points
Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4520
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
ZTE Axon M (Z999)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20
MP

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3180
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Poco F3 (128GB)24 Advantages Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)vsAxon M (Z999)6 Advantages ZTE Axon M (Z999)
+3.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core71%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.15GHz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+128GB (107GB available)138%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (45GB available)
+196 grams (6.86 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs230 grams (8.05 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)56%
Thinner
vs12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.67"28%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/2" inches40%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+(front) 20MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4520 mAh42%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3180 mAh
+33W83%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
395 PPIvs+424 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
2K UHD (3840x2130)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)1%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
f/1.8 (aperture)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+15 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
ModelPoco F3 (128GB)Axon M (Z999)
Other model namesXiaomi Poco F3 5G (128GB + 6GB RAM) M2012K11AGAT&T ZTE Axon M foldable, ZTE Z999, 中兴天机Axon M
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiZTE
Release date3/27/2021, Announced: 3/22/202111/1/2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 163.7 millimeters (3.01 x 6.44 in)71.6 x 150.9 millimeters (2.82 x 5.94 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)230 grams (8.05 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
System versionAndroid 11Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 12feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC) (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996AB Pro (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3.2GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15GHz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6GHz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 (670MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 530 624Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 631850 (v8), 568380 (v9)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.1
64GB (45GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~69% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Dual-Band 850/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30, 66)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2119°
5MP macrof/2.450mm1/5.0"1.12µmAF
20 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5472x3648 pixels
Video recording (primary)2K UHD (3840x2130) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Camera extras1080p@960fps
720p@120fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4520 mAh3180 mAh
Charger, watts33W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered28.5 hours (1.2 days)
Standbyfeature not registered290 hours (12.1 days)

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Night black, Arctic white, Deep ocean blue- Colors: Carbon Black
- 2.5D glass screen
- Additional 5.2" IPS screen (Dual screen)
- Quick Charge 3.0 (47% in 30min)
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Sony IMX350 sensor in both cameras
- Slow motion 720p@240fps

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Poco F3 (128GB)ZTE Axon M (Z999)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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