Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 5
- Xiaomi Mi 2s

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

Dimensions: 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm
Weight: 112 g
SoC: Apple A6 APL0589
CPU: ARM Apple Cortex-A7, 1300 MHz, Cores: 2
GPU: PowerVR SGX543 MP3
RAM: 1 GB, 533 MHz
Storage: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Display: 4 in, IPS, 640 x 1136 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 1440 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: iOS 6.1.4
Camera: 3284 x 2448 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Xiaomi Mi 2s

Xiaomi Mi 2s

Dimensions: 62 x 126 x 10.2 mm
Weight: 145 g
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
CPU: Krait 300, 1700 MHz, Cores: 4
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 320, 400 MHz
RAM: 2 GB, 600 MHz
Storage: 16 GB, 32 GB
Display: 4.3 in, IPS, 720 x 1280 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 2000 mAh, Li-Ion
OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Camera: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Model aliasA1428
A1429
A1442
Mi-Two S
Mi-2s

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width58.6 mm
5.86 cm
0.19 ft
2.31 in
62 mm
6.2 cm
0.2 ft
2.44 in
Height123.8 mm
12.38 cm
0.41 ft
4.87 in
126 mm
12.6 cm
0.41 ft
4.96 in
Thickness7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
10.2 mm
1.02 cm
0.03 ft
0.4 in
Weight112 g
0.25 lbs
3.95 oz
145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
Volume55.14 cm³
3.35 in³
79.68 cm³
4.84 in³
Colors-White
Red
Green
Yellow
Blue

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM-
Number of SIM cards11

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
-
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
-

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)iOS 6.1.4
iOS 7.0.3
iOS 9
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKat
MIUI V7.2 (Android 4.4.x KitKat)

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A6 APL0589Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Apple Cortex-A7Krait 300
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores24
CPU frequency1300 MHz1700 MHz
GPUPowerVR SGX543 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 320
GPU cores34
GPU frequency-400 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency533 MHz600 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
16 GB
32 GB

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width1.96 in
49.87 mm
4.99 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
Height3.48 in
88.52 mm
8.85 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
Aspect ratio1.775:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density326 ppi
128 ppcm
342 ppi
134 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.05 %65.46 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass
LED-backlit
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
800:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
-

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSony IMX145 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOS-
Sensor size4.54 x 3.42 mm
0.22 in
-
Pixel size1.382 µm
0.001382 mm
-
Crop factor7.61-
ISO50 - 3200-
Aperturef/2.4f/2.2
Focal length4.1 mm
31.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3284 x 2448 pixels
8.04 MP
-
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
-8 MP - 16GB version
13 MP - 32 GB version

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Aperturef/2.4-
Image resolution1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
-
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
-2 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type-Micro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Proprietary
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI-Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
AC3
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsH.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1440 mAh2000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time8 h
480 min
0.3 days
15 h
900 min
0.6 days
2G stand-by time225 h
13500 min
9.4 days
450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
3G talk time8 h
480 min
0.3 days
15 h
900 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time225 h
13500 min
9.4 days
450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
FeaturesNon-removableRemovable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.9 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)0.95 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)1.25 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg-