Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 16GB  Xiaomi Mi5 
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Excellence Score31.052.6
Value for Money Score67.464.9
PriceRs. 14,490 onwardsRs. 24,999 onwards
Launch Date (India)Sep, 2016Apr, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0Android 6.0, Upgradeable to 7.0
Screen Size5.5 inches5.15 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 428 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesIPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), 2.5D Curved Glass DisplaySunlight Display, Night Display, Reading Mode, Color Temperature Adjustment, 95% NTSC Color Gamut
Processor1.6 GHz1.8 GHz
Processor TypeOcta CoreQuad Core
Processor NameExynos 7870Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
GPUMali-T830MP2Adreno 530
Camera13.0 MP16.0 MP
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)Yes (4K)
Secondary Camera8.0 MP4.0 MP
Internal Memory16 GB32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 256 GB
FM RadioYes
Thickness8 mm7.25 mm
Weight167 gm129 gm
Battery Capacity3300 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Talktime (3G)21.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): 12 hrs, Internet Usage Time (4G): 15 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): 16 hrs, Video Playback Time (Hours): 14 hrs, Audio Playback Time (Hours): 84 hrsN/A
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Full metal unibody design, and good build quality
  • Rounded sides make it comfortable to hold
  • The fingerprint scanner is generally quick and easy to use
  • Very good display - bright and vivid with decent sunlight legibility - great for watching videos and games
  • Samsung's UI over Android 6.0 is neat and simple while adding a number of additional features like one-handed operation mode, smart alert makes the phone vibrate when you pick it up to notify you about missed calls and messages, easy mute, S bike mode, Ultra data saving mode, and locking/privacy options
  • Decent all-round performance - handles almost everything you throw at it - including games, and multi-tasking
  • Decent rear and front cameras under daylight conditions - most of the shots taken by the smartphone have decent colours and are crisp - and the handset is able to lock focus quickly
  • Video recording quality is decent too and audio is also crisp
  • Decent loudspeaker output
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent battery life - lasts a day with moderate use
  • Excellent build quality
  • Beautiful, premium, stunning design with a curved backing - this phone is a looker
  • Rounded rear makes it comfortable to hold
  • Compact and light-weight - fits snugly in your pocket
  • Excellent display with good brightness levels, high contrast, and outdoor readability
  • MIUI is one of the better, and neater Android UIs around and has useful customization options
  • Excellent performance with top-of-the-line hardware, that stands up against the very best, including the Galaxy S7 which is at a much higher price point
  • Very good camera performance with instant focus, fast shutter speed, better than expected low-light performance, plenty of resolved detail, high dynamic range, and excellent colors and contrast
  • Very good battery life, with fast charging support
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Good fingerprint scanner
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Lacks ambient light sensor, gyroscope and magnetic sensor
  • The fingerprint scanner works well mostly, but can be iffy at times
  • Low light camera performance could have been better
  • Tends to crash/heat-up occasionally when put under stress
  • Lacks support for quick charging (which is present in some of its competitors)
  • Video recording quality is underwhelming
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