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Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB) vs Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 IV vs Xiaomi Civi 1S phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Civi 1S XSony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)22Points
Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

12mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
6.55"
OLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 IV (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!

Xperia 1 IV (256GB)22 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)vsCivi 1S (128GB)7 Advantages Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core22%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (218GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (101GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.2
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1644x3840 pixels144%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+643 PPI60%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs402 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/1.7" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.97" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs5G SA/NSA
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+WPC/Qi Wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
185 grams (6.48 ounces)vs+166 grams (5.81 ounces)11%
Lighter
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)17%
Thinner
6.5"vs+6.55"1%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP104%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 12MPvs+(front) 32MP166%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
30Wvs+55W83%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.

31 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
OLED
HDR10+ / Dolby Vision/HDR10+
120Hz
1 billion
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
BSI sensor
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
ModelXperia 1 IV (256GB)Civi 1S (128GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 IV XQCT62-B, XQCT54C0V, XQCT54C0B, XQCT54C0WXiaomi Civi 1S
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandSonyXiaomi
Release date6/11/2022, Announced: 5/11/20224/21/2022
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 165 millimeters (2.8 x 6.5 in)71.5 x 158.34 millimeters (2.81 x 6.23 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredMIUI 13

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.79GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 838832 (v9)
Geekbench: 3403 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 74fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
Display typeOLEDOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.55" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI402 PPI
Colors1 billion1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display featuresHDR10+
HDR BT.2020
950nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
Europe version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Asia version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkAmerica version:
SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 260, 261)
Europe version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
Asia version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
Europe version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Asia version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.385mmf/2.8125mm1/3.5"PDAFOIS5.2x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124°16mm1/2.5"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/1.97" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel0.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@240fps
Zeiss optics
Exmor RS
1080p@30/60/120fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.9" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Dynamic vibration system
Stereo sound
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 1.0
55W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4+
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Violet
- PS5 Remote Play
- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Silver

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia 1 IV (256GB)Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
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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