Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi has unveiled its new budget brand smartphone Mi 5s Plus, the brand’s direct competitors to the Apple iPhone 7 and 7Plus.
Ready to give the pricey flagships a run for their money, the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus will sell starting at Rs 22,929.
For those who are planning to buy a next-generation smartphone, here is a specs comparison between Mi 5s Plus and iPhone 7Plus that will surely help you choose between the two.
Display: While the Xiaomi Mi5s Plus boasts of a 5.7-inch Full HD display, iPhone 7 Plus comes with a 5.5-inch Retina HD display.
RAM: The Mi 5s Plus comes in two variants – 4GB and 6GB, outclassing iPhone 7 Plus which has a limited 3GB RAM.
Internal Storage: Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus comes in two variants – 64GB and 128 GB, while the iPhone 7 Plus offers more options – 32GB, 128GB and 256GB.
Processor: Xiaomi’s next-gen smartphone runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 while the iPhone 7 Plus boasts of an A10 Fusion processor.
Camera: Talking about the camera quality, the Mi 5s Plus comes with a 13-megapixel dual lens rear camera and 4-megapixel front camera. On the other hand, iPhone 7 Plus has a 12-megapixel dual lens rear camera and 7-megapixel front camera.
Battery: Mi 5s Plus again outclasses iPhone 7 Plus when taking battery life into consideration as the former comes with a 3,800mAh battery while the latter is equipped with 2,900mAh battery.
Charging: Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus offers the advantage of Quick Charge 3.0 which is lacking in the pricey iPhone 7 Plus.
Operating System: Xiaomi 5s Plus runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow, MIUI 8 operating system, whereas iPhone 7 Plus work on Apple’s newest iOS 10.
Price: The 32GB Mi 5s Plus variant is available at Rs 22,933 (approx,) and the 64GB variant is priced at Rs 26,258 (approx.). On the other hand, iPhone 7 Plus turns out to be a much costlier deal as its 32GB variant come with a price tag of Rs 51,120 (approx.), 128GB at Rs 57,770 (approx.) and 256GB at Rs 64,400 (approx.)
The specs comparison between the two rival smartphones indicates that Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus is surely a fair deal at a good price as compared to the iPhone 7 Plus which will surely burn a hole in your pocket.