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The Huawei P9 and Xiaomi Mi 5 have been released in April 2016. Today we will compare these two smartphones and see it they have something in common. One thing’s for sure: they’re flagships with premium designs, but your decision depends on your tastes.

Designs

The Huawei P9 measures 145×70.9x7mm and weights 144 grams. It has a full metal body available in colors such as Ceramic White, Haze Gold, Rose Gold, Titanium Grey, Mystic Silver and Prestige Gold and on the back is placed a horizontal glass strip. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Mi 5 has a metal and glass design (available in colors such as a Black, White, Gold and Ceramic), it’s curved on the left and right sides, it measures 144.6×69.2×7.3mm and weights 139 grams.

Displays



The Huawei P9 has an IPS-NEO LCD display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 423 ppi and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The Xiaomi Mi 5 has an IPS LCD display of 5.15-inch with the same resolution and a slightly higher pixel density of 428 ppi, which benefits from the same Gorilla Glass 4 protection.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Huawei P9 features a HiSilicon Kirin 955 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.8GHz and a quad-core Cortex A72 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, a Mali-T880 MP4 graphics card and 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The Xiaomi Mi 5 has a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.36GHz and a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.8GHz or a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.6GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 3GB or 4GB of RAM.

Storages

The Huawei P9 has been released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, which you can expand up to 128GB using a microSD card. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Mi 5 has been released in three internal storage variants of 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, but they can’t be expanded.

Cameras

The Huawei P9 sports a dual-primary camera of 12MP that features Leica optics, dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Xiaomi Mi 5 has a primary camera of 16MP with dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, geo-tagging, HDR and a secondary camera of 4MP.

Batteries

Both devices come with non-removable batteries of 3000 mAh.

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