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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GB vs Apple iPhone 6S 32GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GB vs Apple iPhone 6S 32GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Apple iPhone 6S X10Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GB
5.99"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 6S 32GB
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1715
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone 6S 32GB

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 phone! Comment!


10 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GB
Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBvsiPhone 6S 32GB
 52%52%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.84Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3vs2GB LPDDR4
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 107%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs750x1334 pixels
 13%13%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
368 PPIvs326 PPI
 27%27%
+Larger screen
5.99"vs4.7"
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 133%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs1715 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

11 Advantages Apple iPhone 6S 32GB
iPhone 6S 32GBvsRedmi Note 5 MEI7 32GB
 22%22%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (28GB user available)vs32GB (23GB user available)
 26%26%
+Lighter
143 grams (5.01 ounces)vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
 14%14%
+Thinner
7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
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 (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 12MP
Dual LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
f/2.2 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
4.2 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Sapphire Glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
BrandXiaomiApple
ModelRedmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBiPhone 6S 32GB
Also known asXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus 3GB/32GB MEI7 (India), Xiaomi VinceiPhone 6s A1633, iPhone 6s A1688 CDMA
Country or region where it's soldIndiaVarious (International)
Release dateFebruary, 2018September, 2015
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)75.45 x 158.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.24 in)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glass, aluminum backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatiOS 9.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 12
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Apple A9 APL0898
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.84Ghz Dual-Core Twister
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzPowerVR GT7600 MP6
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (23GB user available)32GB (28GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size5.99" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels750x1334 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)368 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Sapphire Glass
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6

A1633 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)

A1688 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
Main camera12 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.22µm pixel
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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
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
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Rose Gold
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9.5
- Silicone case included
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Gold, Space Gray, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Touch ID v2
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh1715 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MEI7 32GBApple iPhone 6S 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.14 W/Kg (head) | 1.14 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.87 W/Kg (head) | 0.98 W/Kg (body)