Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Apple iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: specs comparison

Chinese company Xiaomi is all the buzz in China, and while its devices are not officially available in the United States, enthusiasts might have heard about the brand known with its great value for the money phones.

The Xiaomi Mi 5 is the new flagship: the most affordable Snapdragon 820 phone out there, at a starting price of just around $300 in China, it's half the price of the Galaxy S7s and LG G5s of this world.

If this alone hasn't captured your imagination, the Xiaomi Mi 5 does not shy away from comparing directly against the best out there: it stands on equal footing with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Apple's iPhone 6s in terms of specs, and it takes pride in great design craftsmanship as it cameras does not annoyingly stick out and it has details nice and centered.

But that's not what you came here to read about: you have come to see how the Xiaomi Mi 5 specs compare against the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Apple's iPhone 6s, and we've got you covered. Take a look right below.

Mi 5
Galaxy S7
iPhone 6s
PlatformAndroid 6 Marshmallow
with MIUI
Android 6 Marshmallow
with TouchWiz
iOS 9
Dimensions144,5 x 69.2 x 7.25mm
129g weight
142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm
138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm
Display5.15" Full HD (1080 x 1920)5.1” QHD Super AMOLED (1440 x 2560)4.7" IPS LCD
(750 x 1334)
SoCSnapdragon 820
1.8GHz / 3GB RAM (32GB)
2.15GHz / 3GB RAM (64GB)
2.15GHz / 4GB RAM (Pro)
Snapdragon 820Apple A9
Cameras16MP rear cam, 4-axis OIS, 4K video
4MP front cam with 2.0-micron camera
12MP rear cam with Dual Pixel, OIS, f/1.7 lens
5MP front cam, f/1.7
12MP rear cam
5MP front cam
Storage32 / 64 / 128 GB
with microSD support
32 GB
with microSD support
16 / 64 / 128 GB
NO microSD
Battery3000 mAh3000 mAh1715 mAh

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Mi 5
  • Display 5.2 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera) 4 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 4GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB,
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo Xiaomi MI UI


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