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Xiaomi Mi 5s

Xiaomi Mi 5s
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Xiaomi Mi 5s review: specs and price

Xiaomi Mi 5s
Xiaomi Mi 5s
67
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Why is Xiaomi Mi 5s better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3200mAhvs2667.53mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.15GHzvs6.4GHz
  • Pixel density
    428ppivs323.96ppi
  • Screen size
    5.15"vs5.08"
  • RAM
    4GBvs2.23GB
  • Megapixels
    12MPvs11.72MP
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs1172563.35px
  • Internal storage
    128GBvs29.91GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

145g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.thickness

8.3mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.width

70.3mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

145.6mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

5.volume

84.96cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

428ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Xiaomi Mi 5s

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

4.screen size

5.15"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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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
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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
Xiaomi Mi 5s

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.GPU clock speed

650MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.DirectX version

11.1 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Asus Zenfone Max M2 (32GB / 3GB RAM)

12

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

6.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 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

4.front camera megapixels

4MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

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

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Xiaomi Mi 5s

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

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Xiaomi Mi 5s

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

2.number of microphones

2

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

Battery

1.battery power

3200mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
Xiaomi Mi 5s

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Xiaomi Mi 5s

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Xiaomi Mi 5s
2.Has offline voice recognition
Xiaomi Mi 5s

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

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
Xiaomi Mi 5s

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
Xiaomi Mi 5s

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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