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Xiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi 4 vs Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)
5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3080
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsSamsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)Compare Xiaomi Mi 4 X
Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
4.5"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2050
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)

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!

Mi 4 (4G 16GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)vsGalaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
+2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core102%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB
+16GB (13GB available)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+1080x1920 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+441 PPI113%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs207 PPI
+5"11%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(back) 13MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+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) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3080 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2050 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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 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
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
149 grams (5.22 ounces)vs+131 grams (4.59 ounces)14%
Lighter
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

21 Common items in both devices
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
4G LTE
+14 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
ModelMi 4 (4G 16GB)Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Other model namesXiaomi Mi4 LTE Internacional, Xiaomi Mi4 4G, Xiaomi LeoSamsung Galaxy J1 4G J120F Single-Sim
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateDecember, 2014January, 2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)68.5 x 139.2 millimeters (2.7 x 5.48 in)69.3 x 132.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.22 in)
Weight149 grams (5.22 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.3 KitKatAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)32bit - Spreadtrum SC9830A (28nm)
CPU processor2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4001.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzARM Mali-400 MP2
RAM memory3GB LPDDR31GB
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)8GB (4GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI207 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 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 lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
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/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- MI UI 5.0
- Quick Charge 2.0
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Wifi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3080 mAh2050 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standby6800 minutes | 113.3 hours | 4.7 days14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi 4 (4G 16GB)Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (SM-J120F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.58W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.705W/kg (head) | 0.591W/kg (body)
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