Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs Xiaomi MI 5 Comparison

Here’s a comparison between Samsung’s new flagship Samsung Galaxy S7 and Xiaomi flagship phone MI 5. Samsung has been facing the wrath of providing devices which will have a dip in performance as an increase in usage. Whereas Xiaomi is providing quality flagship mobiles within a much cheaper price from others. So here are the in detail comparison between these mobiles.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs Xiaomi MI 5 Comparison

Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a 5.1 inch AMOLED Display Screen. The Galaxy S7 offers a very high quality and possess high definition visuals with a pixel density of 577 ppi. The screen resolution of Galaxy S7 is 1440 X 2560 Pixels. The Galaxy S7 offers a corning gorilla glass coating.

The Xiaomi MI 5 has a 5.7-inch display. It also has corning gorilla glass 4 for protection. The screen resolution of Xiaomi MI 5 is 1440 X 2560 Pixels. Xiaomi MI 5 phone offers a high-quality pixel density 515 ppi which are a little less than the Galaxy S7.

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 has one of the best cameras in the phone segment as of now. It has a primary camera of 12 Megapixel. It is supported by a LED flash for the rear camera.The front camera or the secondary camera is of 5 Megapixels.

The Galaxy S7 has a 0.46mm rear camera. It has f/1.7 Lens Aperture. The primary camera is a dual pixel 12 MP camera. Every pixel on the image sensor has two photodiodes giving you a realistic image as a human eye would!

Other Features of Galaxy S7 are as follows: 

  1. Phase Detection
  2. Hyperlapse
  3. Motion Photo
  4. Video Digital Image Stabilization
  5. Panoramic Pictures

The Xiaomi MI 5 has one of the best camera in the phone segment as per the range that it comes in. It has a primary camera of 13 megapixels. The front camera is of 4 Megapixels.The Rear Camera also supports Time-Lapse and Slow Motion videos.

The Xiaomi MI 5 comes with Sony IMX298 sensor and supports 4K video recording and playing. It has 4-axis OIS, PDAF, and a Dual-Tone LED flash.

Features of Xiaomi MI 5:

  1. Geo-Tagging
  2. Touch Focus
  3. Face/Smile Detection
  4. Panorama
  5. HDR


Samsung Galaxy S7 has a 3000 mAH battery which offers a maximum of 22 hours of talk time is provided by Samsung Galaxy S7. It has a continuous video recording time of 17 hours approximately.

Xiaomi MI 5 has anon-removable Li – Po 3500 mAh battery. According to Xiaomi’s official statements, the phone can give 2.5 hours of talk time if charged for 5 minutes only. Charging the battery for 10 minutes will let you give you up to 2.6 hours video playback and up to 4.4 hours talk time. Both of them has fast charging technology built in.

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The internal storage capacity of Galaxy S7 is 32GB whereas the external expandable storage capacity is 200GB.

The Xiaomi MI 5 has an internal storage capacity of 128 GB, but it does not provide an external card slot. So, no options of external memory space.


The Samsung S7 offers a 4GB RAM chip along with a 64-bit architecture. The S7 processor clock cycle is 1.6GHz and has an Octa Core Snapdragon 820 Processor which is complemented by an Exynos 8890 Octa Core processor which has a clock speed of 2.3GHz.

The Mi 5 has been launched in three variants: 

  1. The first version includes an internal storage of 32GB, 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset paired with a 3GB RAM.
  2. The middle version has a storage of 64GB and 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 chipset paired with 3GB of RAM.

The top end version has an internal storage of 128GB and possesses a 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM.


Though the specifications look close but being the stable device Xiaomi Mi5 will have an edge over Samsung and with the power pack performance it delivers, it will be a good one. Share this article in Social networking sites and help us grow.

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