PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Mi-3 vs Nexus 5

Performance

Processing power and speed

Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Nexus 5
10.0
AnTuTu 3D

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Nexus 5
8.4
Reviews from gsmarena.com, techradar.com and fudzilla.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Xiaomi Mi-3 

PhoneRocket recommends the Xiaomi Mi-3  based on its battery life.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Xiaomi Mi-3 vs Nexus 5

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Xiaomi Mi-3
2,377
Nexus 5
2,453

AnTuTu 3D 3D graphics performance

Xiaomi Mi-3
9,618
Nexus 5
6,860

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Xiaomi Mi-3

Reasons to consider the
Xiaomi Mi-3

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Significantly better AnTuTu 3D score 9,618 vs 6,860 More than 40% better AnTuTu 3D score
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More battery capacity 3,050 mA·h vs 2,300 mA·h Around 35% more battery capacity
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s More than 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Slightly faster processor 2.36 GHz vs 2.26 GHz Around 5% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Front view of Google Nexus 5

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Google Nexus 5

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Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Lighter 130 g vs 145 g More than 10% lighter

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Xiaomi Mi-3  vs
Nexus 5 
Type Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Size 5" 5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 440 ppi 445 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Xiaomi Mi-3  vs
Nexus 5 
Weight 145 g 130 g
Thickness 8.1 mm 8.6 mm
Size 73.6 x 144 x 8.1 mm 69.2 x 137.8 x 8.6 mm

hardware

Clock speed 2.36 GHz 2.26 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 8 MP
Resolution 13 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 3.5G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 3,050 mA·h 2,300 mA·h
Xiaomi Mi-3
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Google Nexus 5
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