Samsung Galaxy S6 Active VS. Xiaomi Mi5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S6 Active VS. Xiaomi Mi5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.9
Cost-effectiveness
8.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.1
6.6
Performance & Hardware
6
7.2
Camera
7.7
7.8
Connectivity
7.8
6.9
Battery
6.6
5.5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
SM-G890A, G890A
Xiaomi Mi 5

Release Date

Release date
June 2015, 4 years ago
February 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.4 mm
146.8 mm
8.6 mm
68.5 mm
144.6 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
170 g
129 g
Usable surface
66 %
73 %
Materials
-
Glass, Metal, Plastic
Resistance
IP68
MIL-STD-810G
-
Colors
Blue

Gray

White
Black

Gold

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.1"
5.15"
Type
Super Amoled
LCD IPS JDI
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
576 Pixels per inch
428 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • 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
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
CPU
4x2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57 +4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.1 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530 624MHz

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
79.200 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 71% of devices
136.773 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 82% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the side
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
16 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.120 µm
1.132 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX240 Exmor RS
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/1.9
f/2.0
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
5 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)
  • B20 (800)
  • B29 (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)
  • B5 (850)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • 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
Micro 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 Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 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)
  • 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)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • 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.

0.478 W/Kg on head
0.423 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

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

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Infrared

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3500 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
MIUI V9 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

Prices

Prices

Prices