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Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB vs Meizu M5 Note 16GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth vs Meizu M5 Note phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Meizu M5 Note X17Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
6.26"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Meizu M5 Note 16GB
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


17 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBvsM5 Note 16GB
 57%57%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR3
 5 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs16GB (9GB user available)
 4%4%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs175 grams (6.13 ounces)
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
 19%19%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2280 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs401 PPI
 14%14%
+Larger screen
6.26"vs5.5"
 33%33%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 5MPvs(back) 13MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 16%16%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP

04 Advantages Meizu M5 Note 16GB
M5 Note 16GBvsMi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
 19%19%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3350 mAh

24 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
300 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
ModelMi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBM5 Note 16GB
Also known as小米8 青春版, Mi8 Youth edition, Xiaomi Mi 8X, Xiaomi PlatinaMeizu M5 Note 16GB/3GB M621M, Meizu Meilan Note5
Country or region availableChinaChinaHong KongVarious (International)
BrandXiaomiMeizu
Release dateSeptember, 2018December, 2016
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 156.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.16 in)75.8 x 153.6 millimeters (2.98 x 6.05 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzARM Mali-T860 MP2
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (9GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.26" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 800/850/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.0 1.12µm)
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
Front camera24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
- MIUI
- 19:9 screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gray, Silver, Gold, Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Metallic body
- Flyme 6.0 OS
- 2.5D screen glass
- Fast Charging: 100% in 90min
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3350 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMeizu M5 Note 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered