Xiaomi Mi 4 vs HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2: specs comparison

Xiaomi Mi 4 vs HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2: specs comparison
As Xiaomi's latest forerunner, the Mi 4, is already official, and it is perfectly natural to compare it the devices that it will be rivaling. Yes, Xiaomi will try hard to snatch market share from the major smartphone manufacturers - we are talking about the likes of Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, etc. Well, we already showed you a specs comparison between Xiaomi's latest and two rather popular Android devices – the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G3. But the battle is about to get even more heated.

The Mi 4 will pack with a quad-core Snapdragon 801, ticking at 2.5GHz, 3GB of RAM, a 3080mAh battery to keep the lights on, a 13MP rear and an 8MP snappers. Thus, it can easily stand up to any flagship at the moment. Although it is pretty hard to determine which one packs more oomph, but at least we get to compare the pure hardware specs of the beasts on paper and see who's ahead and who's trailing a little behind.

So, let's go ahead and see how the Xiaomi Mi 4 fares against another duet of popular flagship devices, the HTC One (M8) and the Sony Xperia Z2, in terms of pure specs on paper. Of course, it's up to you to decide which smartphone is the clear winner here! 

Drop a line below and let us know which one gets the crown according to you!

Xiaomi Mi 4 vs HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Technology

IPS LCD
S-LCD 3
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

72.20 %
66.71 %
69.17 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AB

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB
32GB
16GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 4.4.3), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.3, 4.4), HTC Sense UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)

Battery

Capacity

3080 mAh
2600 mAh
3200 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Talk time

 
 
15.00 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)

Stand-by time

11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
 
28.8 days (690 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1280 min)
19.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1280 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
20.7 days (496 hours)
the average is 26 days (617 h)
30.8 days (740 hours)
the average is 26 days (617 h)

Music playback

 
 
120.00 hours

Video playback

 
 
10.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
4 MP (Autofocus)
20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 2 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
4 MP (Depth information)
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Recording format

 
 
MPEG4, 3GPP

Features

HDR
HDR, Video light, Video sharing
HDR

Front

8 MP
5 MP
2.2 MP

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions

5.48 x 2.70 x 0.35 inches (139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm)
5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches (146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm)
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass

Resistance

 
Splash; IP X3
Water, Dust; IP 58

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 
 

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 400
 
 

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Mi 4
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 3080 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Xiaomi MI UI
One (M8)
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP (Dual camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    HTC Sense UI
Xperia Z2
  • Display 5.2 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera)
    2.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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