Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Apple iPhone 6s: Battle Of Flagship Models

Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Apple iPhone 6s: Battle Of Flagship Models
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The IT world is buzzing with new arrivals- the Xiaomi Mi5 and the Samsung Galaxy S7. Touted as breakthrough products, both the flagship models claim superb specs and features. We will, therefore, compare both the phones and include the Apple iPhone 6s and find out how the three phones fare against each other.



The Xioami Mi 5 display screen is bigger than the two phones measuring 5.15-inches with 1,080×1,920 resolutions. But the Samsung Galaxy S7 has a little smaller 5.1-inches super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1,440×2,560 pixel resolution. On the other hand, Apple iPhone 6s has the smallest screen measuring 4.7-inches with IPS LCD display and 750×1334 resolutions.


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Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the latest software creating a lot of hype. The Xioami Mi 5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 are based on the latest Marshmallow software but built on different architectures. While the Xiaomi Mi 5 is based upon MIUI, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is built on TouchWiz. The Apple iPhone 6s runs on iOS 9 software.


The Xiaomi Mi 5 is powered by 3GB/4GB RAM, while the Galaxy S7 is equipped with 4GB RAM and iPhone 6s has 2GB of RAM.


While the Xiaomi Mi 5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 has Snapdragon 820 under the hood, the Apple iPhone 6s is fuelled by Apple’s own A9 chipset.


Both Xioami Mi 5 and Galaxy S7 have a very powerful battery of 3000mAH. However, the iPhone 6s has a less powerful battery of 1715mAH capacity.


The rear camera sensor is 16MP on the Xiaomi Mi 5 with 4-axis OIS and 4K video feature. The front camera sensor is 4MP with 2.0 micron camera. The Samsung Galaxy S7, however, features 12MP rear camera with dual pixel, OIS, f/1.7lens, while the front camera is 5MP with f/1.7 lens. As for the iPhone 6s, it has a 12MP rear camera sensor and a 5MP front camera sensor.


Xioami Mi 5 comes in three storage variants- 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. It has expandable storage option with microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is a single storage variant of 32GB, but comes with microSD card slot. The iPhone 6s also appears in three storage options such as 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. But it has no microSD card option, reports Phone Arena.

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