Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced September 2012 January 2015 August 2015
Status Available - September 2012 Available - January 2015 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 5,999 ($88.22) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 6,999 ($102.93) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 1800 / 2600 TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 3, 7, 38, 39, 40, 41) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 306 Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage)
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 67.83% 67.83%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM Radio FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Sony Sensor, Panorama, Real-time HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, BSI Sensor, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM / 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2200 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h - -
Talk Time Up to 8 h - -