Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 5s vs Xiaomi Redmi 5a

Xiaomi Mi 5s
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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced September 2016 October 2017
Status Available - September 2016 Available - October 2017
Price Rs. 19,900 ($300.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 4,999 ($90.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Rose Gold Gold, Rose Gold, Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 145.6 x 70.3 x 8.25 mm
(5.73 x 2.77 x 0.32 in)
140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm
(5.53 x 2.76 x 0.33 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz)
SIM Type - Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor -
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android 7.1 (Nougat)
User Interface - MIUI 9
Processor Dual-core 2.4 GHz Kryo & dual-core 2.0 GHz Kryo, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 [Similar] Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 530 [Similar] Adreno 308 [Similar]
RAM 3/4 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64/128 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Curved Glass IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.15 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (428 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.35% 69.89%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 13 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX378, EIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, f/2.2, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 4 MP, 1080p, 2┬Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP, f/2.0 [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP 4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 64/128 GB, 3/4 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -