71points

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

53points

Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus vs Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Why is Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus better than Xiaomi Mi Max 2?

  • 43g lighter
    168gvs211g
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 11mm narrower
    77.7mmvs88.7mm
  • 19.5mm shorter
    154.6mmvs174.1mm
  • 14nm smaller semiconductor size
    14nmvs28nm
  • Uses big.LITTLE technology
  • Shoots raw
  • Has USB Type-C

Why is Xiaomi Mi Max 2 better than Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus?

  • 39.47% more battery power
    5300mAhvs3800mAh
  • 1.67x faster CPU speed
    8 x 1.8GHzvs4 x 2.15GHz
  • 12.28% bigger screen size
    6.4"vs5.7"
  • 25% more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs4MP
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 0.5mm thinner
    7.5mmvs8mm
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4

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Design

1.Weather sealed
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

168g

211g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

8mm

7.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

77.7mm

88.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

154.6mm

174.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

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Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

428ppi

342ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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

5.7"

6.4"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

For example

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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.RAM speed

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

933MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.DirectX version

11.1 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

11.1 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

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

Best

Huawei Honor 8C

12

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

5.Has integrated graphics
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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

6.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 625)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

8

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Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP & 13MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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.Has laser autofocus
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

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

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

6.front camera megapixels

4MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3800mAh

5300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.has a removable battery
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

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

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

3.Supports Java
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
5.Is free and open source
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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 Plus
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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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