Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs HTC Desire 816 vs Xiaomi Mi 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple HTC Xiaomi
Announced September 2012 February 2014 July 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - March 2014 Available - Q3 2014
Colors Black, White Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black 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)
156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 305 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB ROM 16/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 67.67% 72.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 720p 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [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 HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB No
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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2600 mAh 3080 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h - -
Talk Time Up to 8 h - -