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!

Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Technology

S-LCD 3
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

66.71 %
69.17 %
72.20 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

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

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
16GB
64GB

OS

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)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 4.4.3), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3200 mAh
3080 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

 
15.00 hours
the average is 17 h (996 min)
 

Stand-by time

 
28.8 days (690 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)
11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)

Talk time (3G)

20.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
19.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

20.7 days (496 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
30.8 days (740 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
 

Music playback

 
120.00 hours
 

Video playback

 
10.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

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
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"

Second camera

4 MP (Depth information)
 
 

Video recording

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

Recording format

 
MPEG4, 3GPP
 

Features

HDR, Video light, Video sharing
HDR
HDR

Front

5 MP
2.2 MP
8 MP

Video capture

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

Design

Dimensions

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)
5.48 x 2.70 x 0.35 inches (139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

5.64 oz (160.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.26 oz (149.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass
 

Resistance

Splash; IPX3
Water, Dust; IP58
 

Features

 
 
Touch sensitive control keys

Buyers information

Price

 
 
$ 400
See the full HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Xiaomi Mi 4 specs comparison or compare them to other phones using our Specs Comparison tool.

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Mi 4

PhoneArena Score:

8.8

User Score:

9.6
  • 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)

PhoneArena Score:

8.8

User Score:

9.7
  • 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

PhoneArena Score:

9.2

User Score:

9.0
  • 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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