Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Samsung Galaxy A5

Xiaomi Redmi 1S
xiaomi redmi 1s
Samsung Galaxy A5
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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Samsung
Announced May 2014 October 2014
Status Available - May 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
Weight 158 g (5.57 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] -
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.61% 70.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, BLE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -