The Xiaomi Mi Note and Sony Xperia C5 Ultra have been released in 2015. These two handsets come with big sized screens and today we’re going to compare them and let you decide which one suits your needs better.
The Xiaomi Mi Note measures 155.1×77.6x7mm and weights 161 grams. On the other hand, the Xperia C5 Ultra measures 164.2×79.6×8.2mm and weights 187 grams. The Mi Note and Xperia C5 Ultra have a similar design, featuring an aluminum frame (Sony has protected the corners with polycarbonated bumpers) and a glass back, but Xiaomi has placed the rear camera on the upper left side, while the Xperia C5 Ultra has the camera in the central top side.
The Xiaomi Mi Note features an IPS LCD display of 5.7-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 386 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Xperia C5 Ultra has a bigger IPS LCD display of 6-inch that supports the same resolution, but which gives a lower pixel density of a 367 ppi and it’s protected by a scratch-resistant glass.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Xiaomi Mi Note comes with a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset, a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, an Adreno 320 graphics card and 3GB of RAM. The Xperia C5 Ultra comes with a more powerful Mediatek MT6752 chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.7GHz, a Mali-T760MP2 graphics card and 2GB of RAM.
The Xiaomi Mi Note has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 64GB, but it doesn’t support a card slot for storage expansion. The Xperia C5 Ultra comes with 16GB of internal storage, which supports expansion up to 200GB using a microSD card.
The Xiaomi Mi Note sports a primary camera of 13MP (found on the rear side of the handset) that offers autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 4MP. On the other hand, the Xperia C5 Ultra has a 13MP primary camera that features autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and the secondary camera is also very advanced, supporting a resolution of 13MP.
The Xiaomi Mi Note has been released with a non-removable battery of 3000 mAh, while the Xperia C5 Ultra has a 2930 mAh cell that can’t be replaced/removed either.