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Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42) vs Xiaomi Mi 1S

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 5 II vs Xiaomi Mi 1S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 1S XSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)36Points
Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 1S
4"
TFT

480x854

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1930
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)

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 5 II (XQ-AS42)36 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)vsMi 1S2 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 1S
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core142%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.7Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (110GB available)54 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (2GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)49%
Thinner
vs11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2520 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+449 PPI83%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs245 PPI
+6.1"53%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps138 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh107%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1930 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+149 grams (5.22 ounces)9%
Lighter
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

13 Common items in both devices
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+6 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
ModelXperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Mi 1S
Other model namesソニーXperia 5 Mark II XQAS42 (Dual-SIM) 5GXiaomi Mi-One S, Xiaomi Mi1S, Xiaomi Mi-1S
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
feature not registered
BrandSonyXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2020August, 2012
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)63 x 125 millimeters (2.48 x 4.92 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)149 grams (5.22 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.7Ghz Dual-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzQualcomm Adreno 220
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
4GB (2GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
Display typeOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.1" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~56% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI245 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18/13 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 21, 26, 28, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Green, Blue, Red, Violet, Orange, Gray
- MI UI 4.0
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh1930 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS42)Xiaomi Mi 1S
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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