Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 4 vs HTC One (M9) vs Sony Xperia M5

general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi HTC Sony
Announced July 2014 March 2015 August 2015
Status Available - Q3 2014 Available - March 2015 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 45,999 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Silver/Rose gold, Gold/Pink Black, White, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
144.6 x 69.7 x 9.6 mm
(5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 in)
145 x 72 x 7.6 mm
(5.71 x 2.83 x 0.3 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz) 142.5 g (5.01.0.18 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5603, E5653
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - E5606
4G Network LTE LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E5603
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - E5606
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5653
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 430 PowerVR G6200
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/64 GB 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.14% 68.25% 65.89%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20.7 MP, 5376 x 3752 pixels 21.5 MP, 5248 x 3936
Flash Dual-LED Flash dual-LED (dual tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Automatic Simultaneous Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus; 1080p@30fps video [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 85.6 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 236.8 kbps
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSPA 42.2/21.1 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3080 mAh 2840 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - Up to 391 h (2G)
Up to 402 h (3G)
Up to 671 h (2G)
Up to 656 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 25 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 21 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 11 h 49 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)