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Xiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB) vs Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 7 vs Sony Xperia 1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 1 XXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)05Points
Xiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

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!

Redmi 7 (16GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)vsXperia 1 (J8170)28 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3330 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (9GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+178 grams (6.23 ounces)1%
Lighter
8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)3%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1520 pixelsvs+1644x3840 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
269 PPIvs+643 PPI139%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.26"vs+6.5"4%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP157%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)38%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+18W80%
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.
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
P2i certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 8MP
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 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 Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
ModelRedmi 7 (16GB)Xperia 1 (J8170)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB + 2GB RAM), Xiaomi oncliteSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony Kumano
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateMarch, 2019May, 2019
Depth8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.58 x 158.73 millimeters (2.98 x 6.25 in)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 725MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size6.26" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1644x3840 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1600/150 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 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Global)GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal version (M1810F6LG, M1810F6LI, M1810F6LH):
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

China version (M1810F6LE):
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6
VoLTE

Global version (M1810F6LG, M1810F6LI, M1810F6LH):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

China version (M1810F6LE):
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
• 12 megapixels
• 2MP depth sensor
(triple camera)
• 12 megapixels
• 12MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF 2x-zoom OIS)
• 12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 16mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Lunar Red, Eclipse Black, Comet Blue
- 19:9 display ratio
- 450nit display brightness
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3330 mAh
Charger, watts• 10W (5V/2A) Standard charging• 18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 7 (16GB)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
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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