Xiaomi Mi5 VS. ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi5 VS. ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
Design & Materials
6.6
5.9
Performance & Hardware
7
5.8
Camera
7.5
6.7
Connectivity
7.1
7
Battery
5.3
4

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Mi 5
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Release Date

Release date
February 2016, 3 years ago
March 2015, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
68.5 mm
144.6 mm
7.3 mm
76.6 mm
154.8 mm
7.9 mm
Weight
129 g
165 g
Usable surface
73 %
70 %
Materials
Glass, Metal, Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Gold

White
Gold

Screen

Diagonal
5.15"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS JDI
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
428 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio
  • 95% NTSC
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Peak brightness - 600 cd/m2 (nit)
  • 85% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • CGS - Continuous Grain Silicon
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • OGS (One Glass Solution)
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi5
Print 3D Model
ZTE Nubia Z9 Max Elite
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57+4x 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 624MHz
Qualcomm Adreno 430

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
136.773 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 79% of devices
71.995 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 64% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
No

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
16 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.132 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX298 Exmor RS
Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • 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
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
4 Mpx
8 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
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.1
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

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

0.376 W/Kg on head
0.798 W/Kg on body
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American measurement

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

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

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 mAh
2900 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V9 (Android 8.0 Oreo)
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

Prices

Prices

Prices unavailable