Sony Xperia M5 VS. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Sony Xperia M5 VS. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.1
Cost-effectiveness
8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.8
7
Performance & Hardware
5.4
6.9
Camera
6.8
7.4
Connectivity
6.7
6.9
Battery
3.2
7.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
E5633, E5643, E5663
Red Rice Note 5, M1803E7SG

Release Date

Release date
August 2015, 4 years ago
March 2018, 1 year ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.0 mm
145.0 mm
7.6 mm
75.4 mm
158.5 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
142 g
180 g
Usable surface
66 %
77 %
Materials
Metal
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
IP65
IP68
-
Colors
Black

Gold

White
Black

Cyan

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.99"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 2160 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Minimum pencil hardness >9H
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony BRAVIA Mobile engine 2
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Sony Xperia M5
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
MediaTek Helio X10 2.0 (MT6795)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz+ 4x Kryo 260 1.6 GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR G6200 700MHz
Adreno 509

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
56.743
Overall performance better than 59% of devices
116.663 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 78% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
21.5 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.127 µm
1.400 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX230 Exmor RS
Samsung S5K2L7
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/2.2
f/1.9
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • AF assist Beam
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
12.8 Mpx
13 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B28 (700)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
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
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol)
  • AVDTP (Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • BNEP (Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • GOEP (Generic Object Exchange 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)
  • SDAP (Service Discovery Application Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

0.187 W/Kg on head
0.397 W/Kg on body
1.290 W/Kg on head
1.240 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.321 W/Kg on head
1.394 W/Kg on body
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Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2600 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 5.0 Lollipop
MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Prices

Prices

Prices