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Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB) vs Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Poco F5 vs Sony Xperia 5 IV phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 5 IV X Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB) 08Points
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17Points Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54) Compare Xiaomi Poco F5 X
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

12mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)

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!

Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)} 8 Advantages Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB) vs Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)} 17 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
+256GB (218GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (104GB available)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Dolby Vision/HDR10+Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR8
+6.67"9%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP106%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
+(front) 16MP33%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 12MP
+67W123%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs30W
+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.2 + A2DP/LE
2.91GHz 64bit Octa-core (4nm)vs+3GHz 64bit Octa-core (4nm)1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
181 grams (6.34 ounces)vs+172 grams (6.02 ounces)5%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
395 PPIvs+449 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G Sub6) 3000 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)vs+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6]vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
IP53 certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR5
UFS 3.1
AMOLED / OLED
120Hz
1 billion
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+23 specs and more in the table below

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šŸ“± Model features

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
ModelPoco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
Other model namesPOCO F5 5G NFC 23049PCD8GSony Xperia 5 IV (e-SIM) XQCQ54C0B.YD, XQCQ54C0C, XQCQ54C0G
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiSony
Release date5/9/2023, Announced: 5/1/20239/22/2022, Announced: 9/1/2022
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)74.95 x 161.11 millimeters (2.95 x 6.34 in)67 x 156 millimeters (2.64 x 6.14 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

šŸ“² Display

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
Display typeAMOLEDOLED
Screen size6.67" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI449 PPI
Colors1 billion1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features500nits[typ], 1000nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
100% DCI P3
Touch Sampling Rate: 240Hz
HDR8
BT.2020

šŸ¤– Operating System

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
System versionAndroid 13Android 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 13
User InterfaceMIUI 14feature not registered

āš™ļø Processor

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 (SM7475-AB) (4nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.91GHz ARM Cortex-A710 (Single-core)
3x 2.49GHz ARM Cortex-A710 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A510 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 3GHz ARM Cortex-X2 (Single-core)
3x 2.5GHz ARM Cortex-A710 (Triple-core)
4x 1.79GHz ARM Cortex-A510 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 725Qualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 949215 (v9)
Geekbench: 3939 (v5.1), 4348 (v6)
GFXBench: 66fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 835038 (v9)
Geekbench: 3448 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 63fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

šŸ’½ Memory and storage

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

šŸ“¶ Mobile networks

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
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)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum Download / Upload2000/1024 Mbps3000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
India version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkGlobal version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
India version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
India version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6

šŸ“· Camera

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.2120Ā°1/4"1.12Āµm
2MP macro f/2.4
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto f/2.460mm1/3.5"PDAFOIS
12MP ultrawide f/2.2124Ā°16mm1/2.5"PDAF
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size0.7Āµm pixel1.8Āµm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras4K@30fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@120fps (slow motion)
4K@24/30/60/120fps
1080p@30/60/120fps
Zeiss optics

šŸ“ø Front camera

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels12 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1Āµm pixel1.25Āµm pixel

šŸ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound
24-bit/192kHz
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

šŸ”Œ Connectivity

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.3 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

šŸ§­ Sensors

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

šŸ”‹ Battery

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts67W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
30W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedQi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging
Talk time autonomy30 hours (1.3 days)feature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

āž• Other features

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
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
Miscellaneousā€¢ Colors: Black, White, Blue
ā€¢ LiquidCool 2.0
ā€¢ Colors: Black, Ecru White, Green
ā€¢ PS5 Remote Play
ā€¢ Sony Alpha

ā˜¢ļø Radiation rate

Xiaomi Poco F5 (Global 256GB/8GB)Sony Xperia 5 IV (XQ-CQ54)
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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