Google Pixel VS. Xiaomi Mi A1: Comparison

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.2
Cost-effectiveness
7.7
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.9
6.5
Performance & Hardware
7.3
6.6
Camera
7.9
6.5
Connectivity
7.6
7.1
Battery
4.2
5.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Xiaomi MiA1

Release Date

Release date
October 2016, 2 years ago
September 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.5 mm
143.8 mm
8.6 mm
75.8 mm
155.4 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
143 g
165 g
Usable surface
69 %
70 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Resistance
IP53
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Silver
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.5"
Type
Amoled
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
424 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Without Notch
  • 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
Google Pixel
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A1
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.15GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.15GHz + 2x1.6GHz
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.15 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 624MHz
Qualcomm Adreno 506

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

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

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12.3 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.544 µm
1.277 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX378 Exmor RS
Omnivision OV12A10
Type
CMOS BSI 2
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.2
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • HDR
  • Manual focus
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • 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
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • 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)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • 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
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • APT-x
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • 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.

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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

0.890 W/Kg on head
0.560 W/Kg on body
1.260 W/Kg on head
0.170 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2770 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices