Xiaomi is a leading company in China, whereas its smartphones are not officially available in the US. Apart from that the company is known for its quality and budget phones worldwide. Today Xiaomi unveiled its most awaited flagship Xiaomi Mi 5, a most affordable phone which runs Snapdragon 820.
Korean Giant Samsung also launched its flagship Galaxy S7 and variant Galaxy S7 Edge at MWC 2016. Both devices come with brilliant features and advanced technology. If you want to buy a handset before you invest your money, wait for a moment and check specifications of Galaxy S7 Edge and Xiaomi Mi 5. For your ease we have compared specifications of both devices so that you can choose a good device.
Xiaomi Mi 5
The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes in three variants such as
Standard model with 32GB inbuilt storage and 3GB RAM,
High version with 64GB storage and 3GB LPDD4 RAM, and
Exclusive Edition with 128GB storage along with 4GB LPDD4 RAM.
The dual SIM device packs a 5.15-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) with a pixel density of 428ppi and curved 3D Ceramic glass. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with Adreno 530 GPU. It has a 16-megapixel Sony IMX298 camera sensor with 4-axis OIS (optical image stabilization), LED flash, sapphire glass protection lens, and PDAF (Phase Detection Autofocus). The camera sports 4K video recording and 4MP secondary camera.
To keep the device on 3000mAh battery is used and it supports fingerprint scanner, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. Xiaomi claims that the Quick Charge 3.0 is 20 percent faster than its antecedent; also a USB Type-C comes along. It also has a home button on the front side.
Galaxy S7 Edge
The Galaxy S7 Edge single SIM and Dual SIM models feature a 5.1 inch QHD Super AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 resolutions. It has 32 GB, 64GB internal storage with microSD support and 4GB of RAM. The device sports fingerprint scanner. In the camera section it has a 12MP rear cam with Dual Pixel, OIS, f/1.7 lens and 5MP front cam, f/1.7. Galaxy S7 Edge is powered by Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8890 Octa and it runs Marshmallow 6.0 with TouchWiz out the box. To keep the light on a 3000 mAh is used, and it sports Quick Charge 3.0.
Apart from the above specifications, few features differentiate Galaxy S7 Edge from Xiaomi Mi 5 such as Edge Panel, Always Display On, and Water resistance. Whereas Xiaomi claims that Mi 5 can compete and beat iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Therefore, the design of Xiaomi Mi 5 is trendy, chic and curved edges enhance elegance of the device so the mobile looks graceful in hands.
Xiaomi Mi 5 is an affordable phone and its starting price is about $300 in China, while Galaxy S7 Edge is priced for £639.00 (approximately $889.09). There is a huge difference in prices of both mobiles. So if you want to enjoy SD820 with Marshmallow with various other remarkable features at low price, in our opinion you should go for Chinese Mobile rest choice is yours.