Apple iPhone SE VS. Xiaomi Mi5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone SE VS. Xiaomi Mi5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.8
6.6
Performance & Hardware
6.9
7
Camera
6.6
7.5
Connectivity
7.7
7.1
Battery
3.4
5.3

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
iPhone Special Edition
Xiaomi Mi 5

Release Date

Release date
March 2016, 3 years ago
February 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
58.6 mm
123.8 mm
7.6 mm
68.5 mm
144.6 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
113 g
129 g
Usable surface
61 %
73 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Glass, Metal, Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Silver
Black

Gold

White

Screen

Diagonal
4"
5.15"
Type
LCD IPS Retina HD Display
LCD IPS JDI
Resolution
640 x 1136 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
326 Pixels per inch
428 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 500 cd/m2
  • 800:1 contrast ratio
  • Capacitive
  • Full sRGB standard
  • LED-backlit
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio
  • 95% NTSC
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Peak brightness - 600 cd/m2 (nit)

Prototypes





Prototypes
Apple iPhone SE
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Apple A9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
CPU
Apple Twister
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Dual-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.84 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR GT7600 6xCores
Adreno 530 624MHz

RAM

RAM
2 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
131.458 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 78% of devices
136.773 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 79% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.190 µm
1.132 µm
Sensor
Apple iSight Camera (6s)
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.0
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
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
1.2 Mpx
4 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)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B27 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • 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)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
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)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • 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
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • 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)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • 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.

0.970 W/Kg on head
0.990 W/Kg on body
0.376 W/Kg on head
0.798 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

1.170 W/Kg on head
1.190 W/Kg on body
0.703 W/Kg on head
1.422 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
1642 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
iOS 12
MIUI V9 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

Prices

Prices

Prices