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Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB) vs Lenovo A5 (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Civi 1S vs Lenovo A5 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Lenovo A5 XXiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)31Points
Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)
6.55"
OLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Lenovo A5 (16GB)
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)

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Civi 1S (128GB)31 Advantages Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)vsA5 (16GB)4 Advantages Lenovo A5 (16GB)
+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core100%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5GHz 64bit Quad-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (101GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)40%
Thinner
vs9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2400 pixels150%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+402 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs295 PPI
+6.55"20%
Larger screen
vs5.45"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+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
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+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
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs+160 grams (5.6 ounces)4%
Lighter
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

17 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
+10 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
ModelCivi 1S (128GB)A5 (16GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Civi 1S联想A5 3GB RAM, Lenovo A5 Dual-sim
Country or region availableChina
China
China
China
BrandXiaomiLenovo
Release date4/21/20226/1/2018
Depth7 millimeters (0.28 inches)9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)71.5 x 158.34 millimeters (2.81 x 6.23 in)70.86 x 146.2 millimeters (2.79 x 5.76 in)
Weight166 grams (5.81 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 13feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)PowerVR GE8100 MP1 (570MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
16GB (9GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.55" inches5.45" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~74% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1440 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI295 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Refresh rate120Hzfeature not registered
Display features950nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.97" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
Camera extras1080p@30/60/120fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts55W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4+
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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, Blue, Pink, Silver- Colors: Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Plastic body
- ZUI 3.9

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Civi 1S (128GB)Lenovo A5 (16GB)
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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