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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB) vs Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 vs Sony Xperia 5 II phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 5 II XXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)05Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

12
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
31PointsSony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 X
Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)

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 Note 7 (12MP 64GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)vsXperia 5 II (SO-52A)31 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
+6.3"3%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (110GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+163 grams (5.71 ounces)14%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
409 PPIvs+449 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(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: 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
1/2.9" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches71%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
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
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+21W110%
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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

21 Common items in both devices
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+14 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 Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
ModelRedmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
Other model namesXiaomi Note 7 M1901F7H, M1901F7I, Xiaomi LavenderソニーXperia 5 Mark II SO-52A (NTT DoCoMo) 5G
Country or region availableIndia
India
Japan
Japan
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateMarch, 2019September, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.21 x 159.21 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI449 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
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 (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse 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 networkM1901F7H version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
M1901F7I version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9
VoLTE
M1901F7H version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
M1901F7I version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat18/13 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 19, 21, 28, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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 Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
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
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 120 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.9" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: 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 Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
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 Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
RadioFMNot 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
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space black, Nebula red, Neptune blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Quick Charge 4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 7 (12MP 64GB)Sony Xperia 5 II (SO-52A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.962W/kg (head) | 0.838W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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