Xiaomi Mi6 VS. Xiaomi Mi5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi6 VS. Xiaomi Mi5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.1
Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.4
6.6
Performance & Hardware
7.9
7.1
Camera
8.2
7.6
Connectivity
7.6
7.1
Battery
6.3
5.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
xiaomi Mi 6
Xiaomi Mi 5

Release Date

Release date
April 2017, 2 years ago
February 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.5 mm
145.2 mm
7.5 mm
68.5 mm
144.6 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
168 g
129 g
Usable surface
71 %
73 %
Materials
Glass, Metal
Glass, Metal, Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

White
Black

Gold

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.15"
5.15"
Type
LCD IPS JDI
LCD IPS JDI
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
428 Pixels per inch
428 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 600 cd/m2
  • 94% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Full sRGB standard
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio
  • 95% NTSC
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Peak brightness - 600 cd/m2 (nit)

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi6
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
CPU
4x 2.45 GHz Kryo + 4x 2.15 GHz Kryo
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.45 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 540
Adreno 530 624MHz

RAM

RAM
6 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
205.176 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 89% of devices
136.773 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 80% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.230 µm
1.132 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX386 Exmor RS
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/1.8
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Optical zoom
  • 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
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
4 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • 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)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • 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
  • 802.11ac
  • 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 Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

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

0.409 W/Kg on head
1.550 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

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

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3350 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V9 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

Prices

Prices

Prices