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Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia X Compact vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
4.6"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)Compare Sony Xperia X Compact X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
5.99"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)

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 X Compact (F5321)10 Advantages Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)vsRedmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)12 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
+135 grams (4.73 ounces)33%
Lighter
vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
+(back) 23MP92%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core52%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (52GB available)136%
More internal storage for applications and files
9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)17%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
319 PPIvs+368 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.6"vs+5.99"30%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
2700 mAhvs+4000 mAh48%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+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

29 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
(front) 5MP
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
ModelXperia X Compact (F5321)Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia X Compact Single-Sim, Sony Kugo SSXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (64GB + 4GB) MEI7 (India), Xiaomi Vince
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
India
India
BrandSonyXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2016February, 2018
Depth9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 129 millimeters (2.56 x 5.08 in)75.45 x 158.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.24 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, aluminum back with plastic ends
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.6" inches5.99" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)319 PPI368 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40,41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution5536x4152 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.25µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Mist Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Triluminos 2.5D curved display
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor
- PDAF on back camera
- Sony Exmor RS on back camera
- Sony Exmor R on front camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Sony ClearAudio+
- PS4 integration
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Rose Gold
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9.5
- Silicone case included
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2700 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (India MEI7 64GB)
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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