Xiaomi Mi 5X vs Xiaomi Mi 6 Full Specifications Based Comparison With Conclusion

Xiaomi Mi 5x  vs. Xiaomi Mi 6

Introduction: –

Hello, Friends! Today I’m going to compare between new Xiaomi Mi 5X vs. Xiaomi Mi 6. One of the main highlights of Xiaomi Mi 6 is its dual rear camera. Also, it has glass and stainless steel design, and powerful hardware. Some days ago Xiaomi launched more affordable or mini version of Xiaomi Mi 6 with official name Xiaomi Mi 5x. The new smartphone also comes with dual rear camera 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel where one lens is wide-angle, while the other is telephoto. So, why people need to buy Xiaomi Mi6 if they can order more affordable Xiaomi Mi 5X? So, let’s find out-


Design: –

Xiaomi Mi 6 uses glass and stainless steel sandwich design. Also, the flagship has a limited edition, ceramic version. The fingerprint scanner located on the front panel under the home button.

New smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5X comes with a full metal design, and rear mounted fingerprint scanner. The phone with its all metal body and dual rear cameras looks like iPhone 7 Plus. It has the 2.5D curved glass on the front to the antenna lines placement on the back screams about iPhone. The only visible difference is fingerprint scanner arrangement. The Xiaomi Mi 5X will be available in three colours; black, gold, and rose gold.


Display: –

Xiaomi Mi 6 comes with 5.15-inch full HD display. Xiaomi Mi 5X, on the other hand, comes with a larger 5.5-inch full HD display with 450nit brightness.


Camera: –

Mi 6 comes with dual camera setup on the rear panel 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel, where one lens is wide-angle, while the other is telephoto. Xiaomi Mi 6 offers 2X optic and 10X digital zoom. It provides quality distant shots and professional bokeh effects in portraits. The Dual camera system assisted with 4-axis OIS. On the front panel, there is the 8-megapixel camera.

Xiaomi Mi 5X has the same dual rear cameras 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel with a wide-angle lens and telephoto lens. Although Xiaomi didn’t mention the sensors onboard, it said that dual camera is the same, as used in Xiaomi Mi 6. On the front camera, Xiaomi Mi 5X comes with the 5-megapixel camera.


Performance & Memory: –

Xiaomi Mi 5X is powered by Octa-Core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 with clock speed 2Ghz and graphics accelerator Adreno 506. Snapdragon 625  is the first 600-series chipset to be built on the power-efficient 14-nm process. Its main features are improved thermal efficiency and power-saving. Also, Xiaomi Mi 5X comes with four gigs of RAM and 64 gigs of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 128GB via a hybrid microSD card slot.

Xiaomi Mi 6, on the other hand, comes with the most powerful processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with clock speed 2.45Ghz and graphics Adreno 540. This smartphone equipped with six gigs of RAM, and 64GB or 128GB of internal memory, which is non-expandable.

Xiaomi Mi 6, also, comes with a stereo speaker but doesn’t offer 3.5mm audio jack. Xiaomi includes dongle from USB Type-C to 3.5mm in the box, but remember you can’t charge and listen to music simultaneously.


Software: –

Xiaomi Mi 5X will be the first phone with MIUI 9 out of the box. The new user interface was announced together with Mi 5X; it will be available from August 11. MIUI 9 update will bring Android Nougat features, such as multi-window support.

Xiaomi Mi 6, meanwhile, runs Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box with MIUI 8.2 on top. It will be upgradable to MIUI 9 some days after release new software.


Battery: –

While Mi 5x packed with 3080 mAh battery, Xioami Mi 6 offers a bigger 3350 mAh battery.


Price: –

Now, Xiaomi Mi 5X is exclusive to China. Its price is about $222. This smartphone will be available in three colours; black, gold and rose gold. Xiaomi Mi 6, on the other hand, has been priced at $325 for the version with 6GB of RAM internal memory and $428 for a model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. By the way, this is a phone available in a limited ceramic edition for $440.


Conclusion: –

So, as you can see, Xioami Mi 6 offers better performance, thanks to its flagship processor Snapdragon 835 and 6GB of RAM. In the rest, both smartphones are very similar. Xiaomi Mi 5X has the same dual rear camera and attractive design.

SPECs Comparison: –

Xiaomi Mi 5X Xiaomi Mi 6
SIM DUAL (Nano Standby) DUAL (Nano Standby)
Launch 2017, July 2017, April
BODY Dimesnsions 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3mm 145.2 x 70..5 x 7.5mm
Weight 165g 168g
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Size 5.5-inch 5.15-inch
Resolution 1080 x 1920p (403 PPI) 1080 x 1920p (428 PPI)
CAMERA Rear Dual 12-Mp (26mm, f/2.2; 50mm, f/2.6), PDAF, 2X optical zoom, Dual LED flash Dual 12-MP ( 27mm, F/1.8, OIS 4-axis & 52mm, F/2.6), 2X optical zoom, PDAF, Dual LED Flash
Front 5-MP, 1080p 8-MP, 1080p
Video 2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Features 1.25 μm/ 1.0 μm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Panorama, HDR 1/2.9″ sesnor size, 1.25 μm @ 27mm & 1.0 μm @52mm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Panorama, HDR
PROCESSOR OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-Core 2.0GHz Cortex A-53 Octa-Core (4×2.45GHz Kryo & 4×1.9GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 540
MEMORY Internal 64GB, 4GB RAM 64GB/128GB, 6GB RAM
External Up to 128GB (microSD) No
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, Gyro, Proximity, Accelerometer, Compass Fingerprint, Gyro, Proximity, Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer
CONNECTIVITY WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi direct, Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Others Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, Infrared Port & Radio Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, NFC, & Infrafred Port
SOUND Loudspeaker & 3.5mm headphone jack

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Loudspeaker & 3.5mm headphone jack

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

BATTERY  Li-Ion 3080 mAh Li-Po 3350 mAh