Xiaomi is not experiencing its best moment, but performances continue to generate great interest, especially if it’s the expected my 5s Xiaomi, a terminal that we had heard a lot about (and very well) Thanks to the leaks and that has already been made official.
Xiaomi my 5s is the new commitment of the Chinese brand to compete in the high range, with weapons as its metallic design, a technical profile of height and especially a very competitive price. In addition, as the trend that already follows most first-line brands, the new my 5s does not only, makes it a Plus version hand relying on a larger screen and another of the most fashionable elements: the double Chamber. Will it be enough to stand up to most leading androids on the scene?
Power and design in two flavors, so what’s new in Xiaomi
As expected, Xiaomi has confirmed many of the details that had been leaked in recent days, but still kept some another ACE in the hole, as the arrival of that model Plus and some technical details.
The Xiaomi 5s mounted a display of 5.15 inches, while the 5s Plus bet by 5.7 inches and it goes into the realm of the phablets. However, the difference in size is not translated into a difference of resolution and the two opt for the standard equal FullHD making as Huawei or OnePlus Asian brands, a decision that focuses on balance and trafficking benefit autonomy. Although that Yes, only the display of the my 5s of 128 GB is sensitive to pressure, the rest are left without this feature.
Under the hood we find ourselves with the same processor, a Snapdragon 821, Although at different clock frequency; 2.15 GHz for the smaller model and 2.35 GHz for the large. What do coincide is in two versions of 64 and 128 GB, but they again disagree on the RAM, with 3/4 GB for the my 5s and 4/6 GB for the my 5s Plus.
The difference more notable, plus size, are their cameras. Xiaomi maintains a only 12 megapixel sensor in the my 5s, accompanied by focus detection phase, f/2.0 lens, manual mode with exposure to 32 seconds, recording 4K videos and a dual-tone LED flash.
As happens in the iPhone 7 duo, the Plus model is which benefits from double Chamber technology, but here there is a second lens allowing you to zoom, but it advocates a system very similar to that proposed Huawei with Huawei P9.
The Xiaomi 5s Plus integrates a monochrome sensor with RGB, both from 13 megapixel, combining both images to improve the quality of intakes, especially in low light conditions. As for the front camera, both models mounted a 4 megapixel sensor with lens f/2.0.
Could not miss the sensor tracks, which in the case of the my 5s is situated in the front and works by ultrasonic, While that of the Model Plus does not offer this technology is integrated into the rear of the chassis, we assume that in order not to enlarge the design even more. Port USB-C and rapid charging system put the icing on the cake a couple of smartphones that are running very high.
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Compete in the segment Android without losing sight of Apple
Despite being a brand that it triumphs above all among the staunchest fans of Android, in China, Xiaomi is presented as an alternative to Apple and so we could see it in his presentation, in which have compared its new models with the latest Apple brand on numerous occasions.
The truth is that there are details that will inevitably resemble the iPhone duo. Starting with that metallic design with rounded edges, palette adds to that a ceramic model in black gloss or even the integration of a double Chamber found only in the Plus model.
With the latest iPhone similarities are more than evident: metallic design with rounded edges, a range of colors to which is added a ceramic model in black gloss or the double Model Plus exclusive.
Similarities aside, what’s new in Xiaomi continues to be a strong proposal that se measure with the most advanced androids of the showcase both in design and specifications, and in addition it gives a blow at the table with more reasonable prices.
My 5s Xiaomi comes into a version of 64 GB with 3 GB of RAM and a 128 GB and 4 GB of RAM, whose prices are translated to 266 / 306 euros respectively. Xiaomi my 5s Plus 64 GB with 4 GB of RAM will be by 306 euros to change, while the more advanced version with 128 GB and 6 GB RAM goes up to 346 EUR, a price that is still very tight even facing other Asian terminals of similar specifications, as in the case of OnePlus 3.
Then we leave a table facing two new smartphones Xiaomi with some of the most outstanding high-end Android terminals:
|MY 5S XIAOMI||MY 5S PLUS XIAOMI||LG V20||SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7||SONY XPERIA XZ||OnePlus 3||MOTO Z||HUAWEI P9 | HUAWEI P9 PLUS|
|Screen||5.15 inch IPS LCD||5.7 inch IPS LCD||5.7 inch Quantum IPS||5.7 inch SuperAMOLED ‘dual-edge’||5.2 inch Triluminos IPS||5.5 inch Optic AMOLED||5.5 inch AMOLED||5.2 inch IPS | 5.5 inch SuperAMOLED|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels428 ppp||1920 x 1080 pixels386 ppp||2560 x 1440 pixels513 ppp||2560 x 1440 pixels513 ppp||1920 x 1080 pixels424 DPI||1920 x 1080 pixels401 DPI||2560 x 1440 pixels535 ppp||1920 x 1080 pixels424 DPI | 1920 x 1080 pixels400 dpi|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996Quad-core 2.15 GHz KyroGPU Adreno 530||Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996Quad-core 2.35 GHz KyroGPU Adreno 530||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Quad-core 2.2 GHz KyroGPU Adreno 530||Samsung Exynos 8890Quad-core Samsung Custom & Quad – core Cortex-A53GPU ARM Mali-T880 MP4||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Quad-core 2.2 GHz KyroGPU Adreno 530||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Quad-core 2.2 GHz KyroGPU Adreno 530||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Quad-core 2.2 GHz KyroGPU Adreno 530||HiSilicon Kirin 955Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & Quad – core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53GPU ARM Mali-T880 MP4|
|RAM||3/4 GB||4/6 GB||4 GB||4 GB||3 GB||6 GB||4 GB||3 GB | 4 GB|
|Memory||64/128 GB||64/128 GB||64 GBSlot microSD up to 256 GB||64 GBSlot microSD up to 256 GB||32 or 64 GBSlot microSD up to 256 GB||64 GB||32 GB or 64 GBSlot microSD up to 256 GB||32 GB | 64 GBSlot microSD up to 256 GB|
|Version of Android||6.0 Android MarshmallowMIUI||6.0 Android MarshmallowMIUI||7.0 Android NougatLG UI||6.0 Android MarshmallowTouchWiz UI||6.0 Android MarshmallowXperia UI||6.0 Android MarshmallowOxygen OS||6.0 Android MarshmallowMoto UI||6.0 Android MarshmallowEMUI|
|Cameras||Rear: 12 MP. F/2.0 aperture. OIS. By phase detection autofocus. LED flash. HDR. Video UHDFront: 4 MP. f/2.0||Rear: DUAL 13 MP RGB & 13 MP monochrome. By phase detection autofocus. LED flash. HDR. Video UHDFront: 4 MP. f/2.0||Rear: DUAL 16 MP (f/1.8) & 8 MP (f/2.4). Optical stabilizer. Auto focus laser. Sensor color spectrum. LED flash. HDR. Video UHDFront: 5 MP. f/1.9||Rear: 12 MP. Aperture f/1.7. OIS. Ultra fast hybrid autofocus by phase detection. LED flash. HDR. Video UHDFront: 5 MP. f/1.7||Rear: 23 MP. Sony G. Apertura f/2.0 lens. OIS. Ultra fast hybrid autofocus by phase and laser detection. LED flash. HDR. Video UHDFront: 13 MP. f/2.0||Rear: 16 MP. F/2.0 aperture. OIS. By phase detection autofocus. LED flash. HDR. Video UHDFront: 8 MP. f/2.0||Rear: 13 MP. Aperture f/1.8. OIS. Auto focus laser. Dual-LED flash. HDR. Video UHDFront: 5 MP. f/2.2. LED flash||Rear: DUAL 12 MP (f/2.2) & 12 MP (f/2.2). Auto focus laser. Dual-LED flash. HDR. FullHD videoFront: 8 MP. f/2.4|
|Connectivity||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot4.2 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCIR portUSB v3.0, reversible Type-C 1.0 connector||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot4.2 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCIR portUSB v3.0, reversible Type-C 1.0 connector||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot4.2 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCUSB v3.0, reversible Type-C 1.0, USB On-The-Go||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot4.2 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCUSB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB Host||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot4.2 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCUSB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB Host||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot4.2 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCUSB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot4.1 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCFM radioUSB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible magnetic connector, USB On-The-Go||LTE (nanoSIM)Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, dual-band, DLNA, hotspot4.2 Bluetooth youaGPS + GLONASSNFCUSB v3.0, reversible Type-C 1.0|
|Dimensions||145.6 x 70.3 x 8.25 (mm)||154.6 x 77.7 x 7.95 (mm)||159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 (mm)||153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 (mm)||146 x 72 x 8.1 (mm)||152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 (mm)||153.3 x 75.3 x 5.2 (mm)||145 x 70.9 x 6.95 (mm) | 152.3 x 75.3 x 6.98 (mm)|
|Weight||145 (g)||168 (g)||174 (g)||169 (g)||161 (g)||158 (g)||136 (g)||144 (g) | 162 (g)|
|Battery||Li-Ion 3200 mAh (non-removable). Load fast||Li-ion 3800 mAh (non-removable). Load fast||Li-Ion 3200 mAh (removable). Load fast||Li-ion battery 3500 mAh (non-removable). Load fast||Li-Ion 2,900 mAh (non-removable). Load fast||Li-ion 3000 mAh (non-removable). Load fast||Li-Ion 2600 mAh (non-removable). Load fast||Li-ion 3000 mAh (non-removable). Fast loading | Li-Ion 3400 mAh (non-removable). Load fast|
|Other data||Gorilla Glass 4Metal constructionFingerprint readerThe pressure sensitive screen||Gorilla Glass 4Metal constructionFingerprint reader||‘Always-on’ screenGorilla Glass 4Metal constructionFingerprint readerSecondary display 2.1 inches (160×1.040 px)Certificate of resistance to fall MIL – STD 810G32-bit Quad DAC||‘Always-on’ screenGorilla Glass 5Metal constructionIP68 certificationFingerprint and iris recognition readerHeart rate sensor, oxygen saturation in blood, barometer and UV raysLoading Wireless QiS-Pen and advanced with stylus||Gorilla Glass 4Metal constructionIP68 certificationFingerprint readerSony Multimedia Add-ons (Cyber-shot, Sony Music, X-Reality Engine)||Gorilla Glass 4Metal constructionFingerprint reader’Alert Slider’||Gorilla Glass 4Metal constructionFingerprint readerWithout Audio-Jack 3.5 mmSplash-resistant||Gorilla Glass 4Metal constructionFingerprint reader|
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