Xiaomi has now announced their latest flagship with Mi5 and Mi5 Pro smartphone while HTC is still waiting to launch HTC One M10 aka HTC 10. This year we have seen many upgraded to Mi lineup with the power of snapdragon 820 processor and many new features but still the mobile war is on as HTC One M10 is going to announce on April 12 at 1pm UK timings. We are really excited to see what HTC has in their pockets for 2016 as company has postponed its release from MWC (early rumours). Here we are going to compare HTC One M10 vs. Xiaomi Mi5.
Well both phones features a 5.15 inch display but Xiaomi has launched Mi5 with 1920 X 1080p resolution (~428 ppi) while HTC M10 is going to have 1440 X 2560 pixel resolution display with 570 ppi. Both devices are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 technology and runs on Snapdragon 820 processor with Android Marshmallow OS.
This year Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5, HTC one 10 and Xiaomi mi5 are considered to be few finest mobile devices when it comes to android. However picking up one is quite dramatic as all these flagship features almost same configuration which is 4GB RAM with Snapdragon 820.
Well you might think Xiaomi is better choice this year but it’s still unclear as recently leaked benchmarks of HTC One 10 Smartphone gives clear hints that HTC 10 flagship is going to be really impressive. HTC will have an advanced Snapdragon 820 chipset with 2.15 GHz Kryo while Xiaomi Mi5 has 1.8 GHz with standard version. This year Xiaomi has launched MI5 with 3GB RAM + 32 / 64 GB storage option while Mi5 Pro variant will have 4GB RAM + 128 GB storage but will not support expandable memory. While at the other hand HTC is going to come with 32 GB and 64 GB phone with support of Micro SD card up to 200 GB.
Well both phones have fairly good specs, the main difference comes with their display resolution and camera capability in which we think HTC has an upper hand over Xiaomi. HTC is also expected to have IP68 certified Dust and Water Resistance which makes it pretty handy to use in bad weather conditions. Let’s have a head to head Specs comparison of Xiaomi Mi5 vs. HTC ONE 10 below:
|Smartphone||Xiaomi Mi5||HTC ONE M10
|Display||5.15 inch IPS LCD
1080 X 1920 Pixels
|5.15 inch AMOLED
1440 X 2560 pixels,
|Processor||Snapdragon 820||Snapdragon 820|
|Dimension||144.6 X 69.2 X 7.3 mm
129 / 139 grams
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4||Corning Gorilla Glass 4,
IP68 Water & Dust Resistance
|Android v6.0.1 OS,
HTC Sense UI
|RAM||4GB RAM (MI5 Pro)
3GB RAM (MI5)
|Storage||128 GB (MI5 Pro)
32/64 GB (MI5)
Micro SD upto 200 GB
|Camera||16 MP f/2.0 Primary,
4 MP front camera
|12 MP f/1.9 Primary,
5/8 MP front
|Networks||GSM, LTE, CDMA,
|GSM, HSPA, LTE|
|Others||Wi-Fi, Hotspot, DLNA,
v4.2 Bluetooth, A-GPS,
BDS, NFC, GLONASS,
InfraRed, Type-C USB
|Wi-Fi, DLNA, Hotspot, v4.1 Bluetooth, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, InfraRed, Type-C USB, v3.0 USB|
|Battery||3000 mAh Non-Removable||3000 mAh non-removable|
|Colors||White, Black, Gold, Ceramic||Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Silver/Rose gold|
|Price||$450 – MI5
$550 – MI5 Pro
|$600 USD (rumoured)|
HTC One M10 vs. Xiaomi MI5: Price comparison
Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Pro smartphones are now available with price tag ranging between $450 to $550 USD which is fair price for this kind of high end smartphone. While at the other hand HTC ONE M10 is expected to release with price tag of $550 to $600 USD.
At present scenario we recommend you to wait as HTC is going to launch One M10 flagship soon, but Xiaomi is not a bad choice as they have already cut down price by $50 USD as compare to One M10 and Galaxy S7 price. Check out few more comparisons here:
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