Both Xiaomi Mi 5 and Vivo Xplay 5 Elite are the new launches this year and there is a lot of noise about both these devices on the web. As Vivo comes with World’s first smartphone with 6GB of RAM where as on the other hand Xiaomi comes up with their flagship device M i5 and successor to its Mi 4 which becomes very popular. Here we compare both these devices on every aspect for you.

xiaomi mi5 vs vivo xplay 5 elite (Large)

Starting with the Design and display of both Xiaomi Mi 5 and Vivo Xplay 5 Elite. Xiaomi Mi 5 have’s 5.1 inch IPS display which is little less than Xplay 5 Elite where as Xplay 5 Elite also has a curved display like we have seen in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Almost the Design of Vivo’s smartphone is very similar to the Samsung’s new flagship device. On the other hand Xiaomi Mi 5 is having the same rectangular design. So in Design and Display Vivo Xplay 5 Elite is the winner.

In hardware sections both the sections features very good specs we can say both the devices offers best specs in the present time of Android Smartphone market. Both of them offers the same Latest Snapdragon 820 processor. ViVo Xplay 5 Elite comes with amazing 6 GB of RAM with the 128 GB internal Memory. On the other hand Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with three variants one with 128 GB, 4 GB RAM – Pro edition and 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM -other editions. So even Vivo has a 6GB of RAM but Xiaomi has three variants to choose which increase the options for the user to choose. Here Xiaomi score Little more points on vivo so we think there is draw between both devices.

Also Read: Vivo Xplay 5 Elite with 6GB RAM goes Official

Software section both the devices has runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow where as Vivo Xplay 5 Elite has its on user interface Funtouch OS 2.6 over Android. On the other hand Xiaomi Mi 5 also runs its on user interface MIUI 7.0 over Android, we must tell you Xiaomi very frequently update its UI and MIUI is also Little better than ViVo’s Funtouch OS. So, here the winner is Xiaomi M i5.

In Camera section Xplay 5 Elite haves 16 MP, f/2.0 with Phase detection where as Xiaomi Mi 5 haves the 16 MP, f/2.0, Phase detection autofocus with OIS (4-axis). Coming to the front camera although Xplay 5 Elite had a 8 MP and where as Xiaomi Mi 5 have a more better camera which is a 4 MP, f/2.0,  sensor size with 2µm pixel size. So here again Mi 5 wins.

Also Read: Comparison: Xiaomi Mi 5 vs Apple iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Connectivity section in this both the devices contains the same features like both are having Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and same Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE. So, here is a draw between these devices

Battery section Vivo Xplay 5 Elite haves a greater capacity Battery of 3600 mAh as compare to the Xiaomi Mi 5’s 3000 mAh battery. Moreover Mi 5 has the Quick Charge 3.0 which can charge your battery upto 83% in 30 mins, which is quite remarkable. With this again Xiaomi Mi 5 wins.

Here are the Specs comparison of the Vivo Xplay 5 Elite vs Xiaomi Mi 5:

Category vivo Xplay 5 Elite Xiaomi Mi 5
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
with Funtouch OS 2.6
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
with MIUI 7.0
Display 5.43 inches 2560×1440(~428 ppi)
Super AMOLED curved Display
5.1-inch 1920×1080(~428 ppi)
Processor Snapdragon 820
clocked at 2.15 GHz or 1.6 GHz
Snapdragon 820
1.8 GHz- Standard Edition
2.15 GHz- Other Edition
Storage 128GB 128 GB, 4 GB RAM – Pro edition
32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM -other editions
Expandable No No
RAM 6GB 3GB or 4GB
Rear Camera 16 MP, f/2.0
Phase detection autofocus
Dual-LED (dual tone) flash
16 MP, f/2.0
Phase detection autofocus
OIS (4-axis)
Dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.4 4 MP, f/2.0, 1/3″ sensor size
2µm pixel size
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
microUSB v2.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
Charging micro-USB
Fast charging
Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3.0
Battery 3600 mAh
3000 mAh battery
Security fingerprint sensor fingerprint sensor
Dimensions 153.5 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm 144.6 x 69.2 x 7.3 mm
Weight 167.8 g 129 g



Both Vivo Xplay 5 Elite and Xiaomi Mi 5 are very powerful Android Smartphones. Although Vivo Xplay 5 Elite is the world’s first phone which haves the 6 GB of RAM but Xiaomi Mi 5 has the great variety for users to choose form and Mi5 also features a Quick Charge 3.0 and Xiaomi offers Mi 5 at little less price than Xplay 5 Elite, which makes Xiaomi Mi 5 Wins the race over Vivo Xplay 5 Elite.

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