Xiaomi Mi2a VS. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi2a VS. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
9.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
3.9
9.4
Performance & Hardware
4.7
8.9
Camera
4
9.1
Connectivity
5.9
8.7
Battery
3.9
9.2

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Mi-Two A, MI-2a
Red Rice Note 5

Presentation

Unveiled
June 2013, 5 years ago
March 2018, 7 months ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
66.5 mm
133.0 mm
10.0 mm
75.4 mm
158.5 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
133 g
180 g
Usable surface
63 %
77 %
Materials
-
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Cyan

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
4.5"
5.99"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
1080 x 2160 px
Density
326 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes




Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi2a
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
CPU
Krait
8 x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz
Type
Dual-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
No
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 225
Adreno 509

RAM

RAM
1 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
21.470
Overall performance better than 25% of devices
116.663
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 88% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

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
8 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.400 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Samsung S5K2L7
Type
Unknown
ISOCELL
Aperture
Unknow
f/1.9
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • 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
30.0 fps
Yes
120.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
13 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

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

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Unknown
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 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
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • 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
  • Host
  • 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.

--
1.030 W/Kg on head
0.790 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

-- W/Kg on head
1.370 W/Kg on body
--

Others

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

Battery

Capacity
2030 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

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