Samsung Galaxy S5 VS. Xiaomi Mi A1: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S5 VS. Xiaomi Mi A1. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
9.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.9
8.5
Performance & Hardware
6.8
8.8
Camera
8.3
8.2
Connectivity
7.2
8.9
Battery
6.1
7.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Xiaomi MiA1

Presentation

Unveiled
April 2014, 4 years ago
September 2017, 1 year ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.5 mm
142.0 mm
8.0 mm
75.8 mm
155.4 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
145 g
165 g
Usable surface
69 %
70 %
Materials
-
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Resistance
IP67
-
Colors
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5.1"
5.5"
Type
Super Amoled
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
432 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • 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
  • Physical buttons

Prototypes




Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy S5
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A1
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU
4x1.9 GHz ARM Cortex-A15+ 4x1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.9 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
No
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-T628 MP6
Qualcomm Adreno 506

RAM

RAM
2 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
44.329
Overall performance better than 65% of devices
78.150
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 82% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
64 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 57-62.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
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
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Humidity
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Thermometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
15.9 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.120 µm
1.277 µm
Sensor
Samsung S5K2P2XX
Omnivision OV12A10
Type
ISOCELL
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.2
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 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
60.0 fps
Yes
120.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
-
  • 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)

SIM card

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

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • 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.

0.638 W/Kg on head
0.326 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

1.030 W/Kg on head
1.260 W/Kg on body
1.260 W/Kg on head
0.170 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • Mirrorlink
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Capacity
2800 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Removable
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 8.1 Oreo

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