Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Lenovo A536

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Xiaomi Lenovo
Announced September 2012 May 2014 September 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - May 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels 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)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
139.6 x 72 x 9.95 mm
(5.5 x 2.83 x 0.39 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582M
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 305 Mali-400MP2
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB 8 GB ROM
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, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (196 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 64.61% 68.49%
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 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [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 HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 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 2000 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h - Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 8 h - Up to 15 h 30 min