Xiaomi Mi Max VS. Xiaomi Mi5: Comparison

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.4
Cost-effectiveness
8.1
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.3
6.6
Performance & Hardware
6.6
7.2
Camera
7.1
7.8
Connectivity
6.3
6.9
Battery
8.3
5.5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
xiaomi max
Xiaomi Mi 5

Release Date

Release date
May 2016, 3 years ago
February 2016, 3 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
88.3 mm
173.1 mm
7.5 mm
68.5 mm
144.6 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
203 g
129 g
Usable surface
74 %
73 %
Materials
Metal
Glass, Metal, Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Silver
Black

Gold

White

Screen

Diagonal
6.44"
5.15"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS JDI
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
342 Pixels per inch
428 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • 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
Xiaomi Mi Max
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
CPU
2x ARM® 1.8 GHz Cortex™ A72, 4x ARM® 1.4 GHz Cortex™ A53
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Hexa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 510
Adreno 530 624MHz

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
97.223 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 76% of devices
136.773 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 82% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
16 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.029 µm
1.132 µm
Sensor
Omnivision OV16880
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Manual focus
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
  • 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
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
4 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • 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
Micro SIM
Nano 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
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • 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)
  • 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.

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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

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

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4850 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V8 (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)
MIUI V9 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

Prices

Prices

Prices