The RTL2832U chipset by Realtek, responsible for converting analog signal received by antenna into a digital form, is the same in every RTL-SDR dongle – hence the “RTL” in the name. All dongles use this chipset, irrespective of cost, size, or accessories.
I distinguish generations primarily by tuner chipset, then secondarily by additional characteristics. Exotics not generally available are not discussed.
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