PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of MI-2s vs iPhone 5

Performance

Processing power and speed

MI-2s
7.3
iPhone 5
9.4
Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

MI-2s
n.d.
iPhone 5
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

MI-2s
5.1
iPhone 5
5.1
Talk time (3G) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

MI-2s
7.2
iPhone 5
8.6
Reviews from gsmarena.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

MI-2s
6.4
iPhone 5
7.5

Winner
Apple iPhone 5 

PhoneRocket recommends the Apple iPhone 5  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of MI-2s vs iPhone 5

SunSpider 0.9.1 Web browser and javascript performance

MI-2s
1,731 ms
iPhone 5
915 ms

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
More battery capacity 2,000 mA·h vs 1,440 mA·h Around 40% more battery capacity
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Bigger screen 4.3" vs 4" More than 5% bigger screen
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Faster javascript execution 915 ms vs 1,731 ms More than 45% better SunSpider 0.9.1 score
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Lighter 112 g vs 145 g Around 25% lighter
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 10.2 mm More than 25% thinner

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

MI-2s  vs
iPhone 5 
Type IPS LCD Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.3" 4"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 341 ppi 325 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean iOS 10
Multitasking Yes No
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

MI-2s  vs
iPhone 5 
Weight 145 g 112 g
Thickness 10.2 mm 7.6 mm
Size 62 x 126 x 10.2 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 3G 4G
Networks
HSDPA (21 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 900 min 480 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 1,440 mA·h
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