41points

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

52points

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
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Sony Xperia Z1 Mini vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)
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52
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Why is Sony Xperia Z1 Mini better than Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has NFC
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Weather sealed
  • 11.1mm narrower
    64.9mmvs76mm
  • 24mm shorter
    127mmvs151mm
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies

Why is Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625) better than Sony Xperia Z1 Mini?

  • 1.78x more battery power
    4100mAhvs2300mAh
  • 1.82x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2GHzvs4 x 2.2GHz
  • 17.25% higher pixel density
    401ppivs342ppi
  • 27.91% bigger screen size
    5.5"vs4.3"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs2GB
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs720 x 1280px
  • 2.27x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2.2MP
  • 48GB more internal storage
    64GBvs16GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

9.4mm

8.4mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

64.9mm

76mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

127mm

151mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

77.48cm³

96.4cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

342ppi

401ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Panasonic Eluga Z1

4.screen size

4.3"

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

4.Has AES
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

2GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

20.7MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

2.2MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/2

f/2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a flash
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

4100mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Umidigi One Max

3.has a removable battery
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.has a battery level indicator
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)
5.Is free and open source
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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