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
7.7
Cost-effectiveness
7.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.8
6.3
Performance & Hardware
6.7
6.2
Camera
7.2
6.2
Connectivity
6.4
7
Battery
5.5
5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Mi 5s
Xiaomi MiA1

Release Date

Release date
September 2016, 3 years ago
September 2017, 2 years 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
Plastic, Metal
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
White

Gold

Gray

Rose-gold
Black

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5.15"
5.5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
428 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Multi-touch
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • Color LED Notifications
  • LED Notifications
  • 94.5% NTSC
  • 650:1 contrast ratio
  • Without Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • Physical buttons
  • LED Notifications
  • 2.5D curved glass glass
  • Without Notch

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
Type
--
--

Antutu

Score
146.988 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 76% of devices
78.150 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 61% of devices

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications
Cooling system
No
No
Gaming buttons
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX378 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI 2
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.55 µm
Sensor size
1/2.3

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV12A10
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.25 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13380
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.6
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/2.4
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • ISO settings
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Manual focus
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • 4K Video
  • Dual camera
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
4 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV4688
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
2.00 µm
Sensor size
1/3
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K5E8
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/5
Features
-
-

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

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

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

--
1.260 W/Kg on head
0.170 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3200 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
Yes
No
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

Software

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

Prices

Prices

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