Xiaomi Mi5s VS. Xiaomi Mi A1: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi5s VS. Xiaomi Mi A1. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.5
Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6
6.6
Performance & Hardware
7.3
6.8
Camera
7.7
6.4
Connectivity
7.1
6.9
Battery
6.1
5.5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Mi 5s
Xiaomi MiA1

Release Date

Release date
September 2016, 2 years ago
September 2017, 1 year ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.3 mm
145.6 mm
8.3 mm
75.8 mm
155.4 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
145 g
165 g
Usable surface
71 %
70 %
Materials
Metal, Plastic
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

White
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5.15"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
428 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 650:1 contrast ratio
  • 94.5% NTSC
  • Color LED Notifications
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Physical buttons

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi5s
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A1
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.15GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.15GHz + 2x1.6GHz
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.15 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 624MHz
Qualcomm Adreno 506

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
146.988 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 86% of devices
78.150 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 70% of devices

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.550 µm
1.277 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX378 Exmor RS
Omnivision OV12A10
Type
CMOS BSI 2
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.2
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
4 Mpx
5 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)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B33 (TD 1900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Navigation

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

USB

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

0.768 W/Kg on head
1.010 W/Kg on body
1.750 W/Kg on head
0.760 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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1.260 W/Kg on head
0.170 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3200 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices