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Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi Mix vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)
6.4"
IPS

1080x2040

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Compare Xiaomi Mi Mix X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 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!

Mi Mix (128GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)vsGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+128GB (118GB available)127%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB available)
+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+1080x2040 pixels6%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.4"23%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+4400 mAh47%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
2.35GHz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.9GHz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)33%
Lighter
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
361 PPIvs+424 PPI17%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
(back) 16MP
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
ModelMi Mix (128GB)Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Mix 2016080 4GB RAM + 128GB, Xiaomi LithiumGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Sim
Country or region availableChinaVietnam
China, Vietnam
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date11/4/20161/13/2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)81.9 x 158.8 millimeters (3.22 x 6.25 in)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Build, materialsCeramic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996AC Pro (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35GHz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6GHz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
1.9GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530 650MhzARM Mali-T830 MP3
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (118GB available)64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2040 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)361 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4400 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered16 hours
Standby256 hours (10.7 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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
- MIUI 8.0/8.2
- 500nits display brightness
- Slow-motion at 720p@120fps
- 192Hz/24-bit audio
- Quick Charge 3.0: 83% in 30min
- Miracast
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Mi Mix (128GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.522W/kg (head), 1.39W/kg (body)
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