Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Mi 5s vs Mi 5s Plus: What’s Different?

Xiaomi has launched its latest flagship smartphone, called the Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus in China. Read on to find out how Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Mi 5s vs Mi 5s Plus compare with each other in terms of design, specifications, features and more.

Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Mi 5s vs Mi 5s Plus

Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Mi 5s vs Mi 5s Plus: Comparison

Device/Feature Xiaomi Mi 5 Xiaomi Mi 5s Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus
Price Rs. 24,999 Indian pricing TBA

China pricing: CNY 1999 (approx Rs. 19,900) for 3GB RAM+64GB storage and 2299 Yuan (approx Rs. 22,900) for 4GB RAM+128GB storage

Indian pricing TBA

China pricing: CNY 2299 (approx Rs. 22,900) for 4GB RAM+64GB storage / 2599 Yuan (approx Rs. 26,000) for 6GB RAM+128GB storage

Processor 1.8GHz  quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.35GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 530 Adreno 530
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 7 Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 8 Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 8
Display 5.15-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) 5.15-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution) 5.7-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution)
RAM 3GB RAM+32GB storage 3GB RAM+ 64GB storage / 4GB RAM+128GB storage 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage / 6GB RAM+128GB storage
Rear Camera 16 mega pixel with dual LED flash, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor, 6P lens, 4-axis OIS and sapphire glass protection lens, 4K video recording 12 mega pixel with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, Sony IMX378 sensor and 4K video recording 13 mega pixel dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, Sony IMX258 sensor and 4K video recording
Front Camera 4 mega pixel with 2 micron pixels 4 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture 4 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture
Battery 3000mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 support 3200mAh with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 3800mAh with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C Dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
Weight 129 grams 145 grams 168 grams
Additional Features Fingerprint Sensor Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor Fingerprint Sensor

Design

The Xiaomi Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus feature all metal unibody design while the Mi 5 comes with glass and metal style.

Processor

Xiaomi Mi 5 packs a 1.8GHz  quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. The Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.15GHz and 2.35GHz respectively.

Display

The Mi 5 and Mi 5s feature 5.15-inch full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus packs a 5.7-inch full HD display with 1080p resolution. The Mi 5s Plus comes with pressure-sensitive display like Apple’s 3D Touch display.

RAM & Storage

The Xiaomi Mi 5 houses 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. Other two phones come in two variants based on RAM and storage. The Mi 5s comes in 3GB RAM+ 64GB storage and 4GB RAM+128GB storage variants. Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus will be available in 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage / 6GB RAM+128GB storage variants.

Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 5 and Mi 5s sport 16 mega pixel and 12 mega pixel primary cameras respectively. The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus comes with 13 mega pixel dual cameras on the rear. Rear cameras of all the three phones are accompanied with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, Sony sensor and support 4K video recording. All the three phones are equipped with a 4 mega pixel front camera as well.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with a 3000mAh battery, Mi 5s with a 3200mAh battery and Mi 5s Plus comes with a 3800mAh battery. All the three phones support Quick Charge 3.0 technology.

Fingerprint Sensor

All the three phones pack fingerprint sensors for additional security. The Mi 5s features an Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor that uses Qualcomm’s Sense ID sensing technology and is said to be extremely fast at recognizing fingerprints.

Pricing

The Xiaomi Mi 5 carries a price tag of Rs. 24,999. Xiaomi Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus are yet to be launched in India.

Also Read: OnePlus 3 vs Xiaomi Mi 5 vs LeEco Le Max 2 Comparison

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