Sony Xperia Z1s VS. Xiaomi Mi A2: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Sony Xperia Z1s VS. Xiaomi Mi A2. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.2
7.7
Performance & Hardware
4.2
7.6
Camera
6.9
7.7
Connectivity
5.8
7.3
Battery
4.8
5.8

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xperia Z1s C6916, Xperia Z1S 4G LTE, Honami
Xiaomi MiA2, Jasmine

Release Date

Release date
January 2014, 5 years ago
July 2018, 8 months ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.9 mm
145.7 mm
9.0 mm
75.4 mm
158.7 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
162 g
166 g
Usable surface
64 %
77 %
Materials
-
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Resistance
IP58
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.99"
Type
LCD IPS TFT
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 2160 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant
  • Sony BRAVIA Mobile engine 3
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Physical buttons

Prototypes




Prototypes
Sony Xperia Z1s
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A2
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU
Krait 400
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
No
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 330
Adreno 512

RAM

RAM
2 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
29.681
Overall performance better than 37% of devices
134.292
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 86% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
No

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
20.7 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.176 µm
1.250 µm
Sensor
Sony Exmor RS 1/2,3
Sony IMX486 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/1.75
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • 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
2 Mpx
20 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B17 (700)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • 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)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • 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
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
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 5.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • 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.

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0.963 W/Kg on head
0.639 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

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Others

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

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh
3010 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Android 9.0 P

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