Apple iPhone 6s VS. Xiaomi Mi A1: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone 6s VS. Xiaomi Mi A1. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.9
Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.6
6.5
Performance & Hardware
7
6.6
Camera
6.7
6.5
Connectivity
8.1
7.1
Battery
6.6
5.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
A1633, A1688
Xiaomi MiA1

Release Date

Release date
September 2015, 4 years ago
September 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
67.1 mm
138.3 mm
7.1 mm
75.8 mm
155.4 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
143 g
165 g
Usable surface
65 %
70 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Silver
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
4.7"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
750 x 1334 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
326 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio
  • 500 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Force Touch
  • Full sRGB standard
  • LED-backlit
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Physical buttons

Prototypes





Prototypes
Apple iPhone 6s
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A1
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Apple A9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU
Apple Twister
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Dual-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.84 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR GT7600 6xCores
Qualcomm Adreno 506

RAM

RAM
2 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
151.000 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 83% of devices
78.150 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 69% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.190 µm
1.277 µm
Sensor
Apple iSight Camera (6s)
Omnivision OV12A10
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.2
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B27 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC15 (1700/2100 AWS)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Cell ID
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.930 W/Kg on head
0.980 W/Kg on body
1.750 W/Kg on head
0.760 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.120 W/Kg on head
1.140 W/Kg on body
1.260 W/Kg on head
0.170 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • TV-Out
  • UMA
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
1715 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
iOS 10
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices