Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 816 vs Xiaomi Mi 4 vs Xiaomi Mi 4i

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced February 2014 July 2014 April 2015
Status Available - March 2014 Available - Q3 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 8,999 ($132.34) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black Black, White Black, White, Blue, Yellow, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 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)
138.1 x 69.6 x 7.8 mm
(5.44 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 330 Adreno 405
RAM 1.5 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 16/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.67% 72.14% 71.57%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash LED flash
Features 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 720p 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3080 mAh 3120 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -