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Lenovo A5 (32GB) vs Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo A5 vs Xiaomi Poco F1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Lenovo A5 (32GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
25PointsXiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)Compare Lenovo A5 X
Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
6.18"
IPS

1080x2246

12
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

A5 (32GB)2 Advantages Lenovo A5 (32GB)vsPoco F1 (256GB)25 Advantages Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
+160 grams (5.6 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs182 grams (6.37 ounces)
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core119%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+256GB (240GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)11%
Thinner
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x2246 pixels134%
Higher resolution screen
295 PPIvs+403 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.45"vs+6.18"13%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.1 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

25 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
ModelA5 (32GB)Poco F1 (256GB)
Other model names联想A5 3GB RAM, Lenovo A5 Dual-simXiaomi Pocophone F1 (8GB RAM), Xiaomi POCO-F1
Country or region availableChina
China
India
India
BrandLenovoXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2018August, 2018
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.86 x 146.2 millimeters (2.79 x 5.76 in)75.2 x 155.5 millimeters (2.96 x 6.12 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)182 grams (6.37 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Lenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8100 570MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)256GB (240GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.45" inches6.18" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels1080x2246 pixels (18.7:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.01.12µm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Plastic body
- ZUI 3.9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Red
- MIUI 9.6 (POCO customization)
- AI camera
- LiquidCool technology
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLenovo A5 (32GB)Xiaomi Poco F1 (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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