Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S5
- Sony Xperia Z3+
- Xiaomi Redmi 5

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy S5Sony Xperia Z3+Xiaomi Redmi 5
Samsung Galaxy S5
Prices
Sony Xperia Z3+
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Model aliasSM-G900S
SM-G900F
SM-G900I
SM-G900K
SM-G900L
SM-G900M
SM-G900A
AM-G900T
SM-G900V
SM-G900R4
SM-G900P
Xperia Z3 Plus
E6553
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Design

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

Width72.5 mm
7.25 cm
0.238 ft
2.854 in
71.9 mm
7.19 cm
0.236 ft
2.831 in
72.8 mm
7.28 cm
0.239 ft
2.866 in
Height142 mm
14.2 cm
0.466 ft
5.591 in
146.3 mm
14.63 cm
0.48 ft
5.76 in
151.8 mm
15.18 cm
0.498 ft
5.976 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
6.9 mm
0.69 cm
0.023 ft
0.272 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.025 ft
0.303 in
Weight145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
144 g
0.32 lbs
5.08 oz
157 g
0.35 lbs
5.54 oz
Volume83.39 cm³
5.06 in³
72.58 cm³
4.41 in³
85.09 cm³
5.17 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Gold
White
Black
White
Green
Copper
Gold
Black
Blue
Rose-gold
Body materialsPolycarbonateAluminium alloy
Glass
Metal
Polycarbonate
CertificationIP67IP68
IP65
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SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards112

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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 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 Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 7
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

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

Operating system (OS)Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
MIUI V9 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
MIUI V9 (Android 7.1.2 Nougat)
User interface (UI)TouchWiz Nature UX 3.0--

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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ACQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 v2.1Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Process technology28 nm20 nm14 nm
CPUKrait 4004x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
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CPU cores488
CPU frequency2500 MHz2000 MHz1800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU cores4--
GPU frequency578 MHz650 MHz-
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB2 GB
3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1600 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
32 GB16 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.1 in
129.54 mm
12.95 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
Width2.5 in
63.51 mm
6.35 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
Height4.45 in
112.9 mm
11.29 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1440 pixels
Pixel density432 ppi
169 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
282 ppi
110 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area69.87 %71.09 %76.12 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
sRGB 130%
700 cd/m²
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
72% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics-Validity VAL004A8-TStep detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSamsung S5K2P2XXSony IMX220 Exmor RSOmniVision OV12A10
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOSPureCel
Sensor size5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
5.11 x 3.84 mm
0.25 in
Sensor format--1/2.8"
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.277 µm
0.001277 mm
Crop factor6.345.646.77
ISO100 - 200050 - 12800-
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2.2
Shutter speed1/14 - 1/10000--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.89 mm
30.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-3.81 mm
25.81 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
1080p @ 60 fps
Samsung lens
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Sensor type - PureCel Plus
Pixel size - 1.25 µm

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSamsung S5K8B1Sony Exmor ROmniVision OV5675
Sensor type--PureCel
Sensor size--2.98 x 2.21 mm
0.15 in
Sensor format--1/5"
Pixel size--1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor--11.66
Aperturef/2.4-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)2.64 mm
30.79 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Qualcomm WCD9320
HAC (M3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
LDAC audio
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
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Radio

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

RadioNoYesYes
-RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.14.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
HID

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version3.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
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.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro 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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoIP

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

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
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
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/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2800 mAh2930 mAh3300 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
-
2G stand-by time480 h
28800 min
20 days
580 h
34800 min
24.2 days
-
3G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
-
3G stand-by time480 h
28800 min
20 days
590 h
35400 min
24.6 days
-
4G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
4G stand-by time480 h
28800 min
20 days
540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
-
Charger output power--5 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology--Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Removable
Non-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging - market dependent--

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)0.562 W/kg0.74 W/kg0.529 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.406 W/kg0.41 W/kg1.527 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.2 W/kg0.71 W/kg0.55 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.58 W/kg1.38 W/kg1.444 W/kg
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