Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Xiaomi Mi5

S7 vs. Mi5


Both the devices Samsung Galaxy S7 and Xiaomi Mi5 announced at the MWC 2016 event in Barcelona. So it is important for the users to know the detailed comparison of both the devices so that they can get more information which helps them to purchase the device according to their requirement.

The device Samsung Galaxy S7 features metal and glass design and have curved back, rounded edges , which support the users a better grip so that they can take easily in their hand while the  Xiaomi Mi 5 comes  with a metal frame and glass panels on the front and back and a nearly bezel-less display.

The device Samsung Galaxy S7 sports 2K Super AMOLED display of 5.1” with the resolutions of 2560×1440 pixels, pixel density of 577ppi, Adreno 530 GPU and dimension of 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm and weighs 152g. It’s display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. While Xiaomi Mi 5 sports a full-HD display of 5.15” with curved glass with the resolutions of 1080 x 1920 pixels, pixel density of 428 ppi , Adreno 530 GPU ,dimension of 144.5 x 69.2 x 7.25 mm and weighs around 129 grams .

The device Samsung Galaxy S7 is powered by Exynos 8890 chipset and octa-core processor with four cores clocked at 2.3 GHz and four at 1.6 GHz and runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) while Xiaomi Mi5 is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor including Dual-core 1.8 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo for Standard edition and runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MiUi 7.

Samsung Galaxy S7 features a  4GB RAM, which run the more complex software and multiple applications smoothly and finally speed up the overall performance of the device while the device Xiaomi Mi 5 has 3GB RAM .

The device Samsung S7 has the internal storage capacity of 32/64 GB which can be further expanded up to 200 GB via microSD card slot while Xiaomi Mi 5 has internal storage capacity of 32GB/64GB which can’t be expanded due to the absent of microSD card slot.

Samsung Galaxy S7 features a rear camera of 12 MP with phase detection autofocus, OIS and LED flash and front-facing camera of 5MP with a f/1.7 aperture with dual video calling with dual video. The primary camera of Samsung Galaxy S7 features world’s first Dual Pixel sensor that can focus on the objects blazingly fast as all the pixels are used for focusing on the objects, f/1.7 aperture and dual-tone LED flash for stunning captures even in low-light conditions.

 While the camera section of the device Xiaomi Mi 5 includes a rear camera of 16MP with aperture f/2.0 ,dual-tone lED flash, PDAF for quick focus, DTI pixel isolation technology, 4-axis OIS, Spectra image processor for outstanding capturing facility and it also has the capacity to record 4K videos at 30fps. While it features front-facing camera of 4MP with aperture f/2.0, supports 2um pixel size for video chats and support for taking selfie. Since the 4-axis OIS technology in its primary camera makes it ideal as well as increased its performance for shooting in low light and for capturing fast-moving objects very quickly.

Samsung Galaxy S7 as well as Xiaomi Mi 5 includes a fingerprint sensor integrated into the physical home button for enhanced security.The retina sensor is present in Galaxy S7 for more security purposes.

Galaxy S7 feature an Always-on display that shows the notifications and useful information even when the screen is turned off and also sports an Edge screen for quick access to various apps while such feature is not present in Xiaomi Mi 5.

The device Galaxy S7 got IP68 certification which makes it dust -proof and water resistant over 1.5 meters for 30 minutes while it is not present in Xiaomi Mi 5.

Both the devices Galaxy S7 as well as Xiaomi Mi 5 have similar capacity of non-removable 3,000 mAh battery.

Hence, after seeing the overall detailed comparisons of both the devices Samsung Galaxy S7 and Xiaomi Mi 5, we see not much difference between them. But if you like the branded name and also ready to put some burden on your pocket then you can go with Samsung Galaxy S7 , while the high cost is matter for you than you can definitely choose Xiaomi Mi 5.

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