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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

294 PPI
577 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.14 %
66.27 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 8939v2
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 405
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
32GB, not expandable

Available to use

 
23 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

4100 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
24.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1103 min)

Stand-by time

 
14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 21 days (515 h)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 25 days (590 h)

Music playback

 
61.00 hours

Video playback

20.00 hours
16.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Phase-detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

 
MPEG4, H.264

Features

Video calling
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.48 x 2.74 x 0.33 inches (139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm)
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Gray, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, MOV, MKV, WebM

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer

Other

Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

 
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

 
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Memo

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Direct Push e-mail, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
May 12, 2015

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG890A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.29 W/kg

Body

 
0.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.40 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 10, 2016
Jun 08, 2015
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