Sharp Android One S5 is an affordable mid-range smartphone that features similar design and specifications with the Xiaomi Mi Play. Although it lacks a notch, still packs some features with the later. We will be looking at the comparison between the Sharp Android One S5 and the Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone.

Sharp Android One S5
Sharp Android One S5
Xiaomi Mi Play
Xiaomi Mi Play

Sharp Android One S5 VS Xiaomi Mi Play: Design Comparison

On the body, the Sharp Android One S5 is built with all metal. It has body dimensions of 71 mm x 148 mm x 8.1 mm and it weighs 149 gram, while the Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone is built with the combination of metal and glass. It measures 71.89 mm x 147.76 mm x 7.8 mm in dimensions and weight 150 gram. Both phones are shipped in multiple colors and they also have a fingerprint scanner.

Sharp Android One S5 VS Xiaomi Mi Play: Display Comparison

On the front, the Sharp Android One S5 lacks a notch, but offers a screen display size of 5.5 inches under IGZO Touch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 Pixels and 439 PPI density, while the Xiaomi Mi Play has a screen size of 5.84 inches FHD+ under IPS capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 Pixels and 432 PPI density.
Both phones feature display protection and they will offer similar screen to body ratio as well. The Notch on the Xiaomi Mi Play increase it’s a screen to body ratio.

Sharp Android One S5 VS Xiaomi Mi Play: Camera Comparison

The Sharp Android One S5 has a single rear camera of 12 Megapixels with an LED flash and a front facing camera of 8 Megapixel with F2.0 Aperture, and CMOS BSI Sensor, whereas the Xiaomi Mi Play has a combo rear cameras of 12 Megapixels + 2 Megapixels with dual LED flash and a front facing camera of 8MP with Face unlock, and F2.2 Aperture. The Xiaomi Mi Play has the point because of the additional 2MP on the front, while in terms of overall quality, they will take similar photos and shoot similar video quality.

Sharp Android One S5 VS Xiaomi Mi Play: Performance Comparison

The Sharp Android One S5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset with an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 1.8GHz, while the Xiaomi Mi Play has MediaTek Helio P35 chipset with an octa-core processor that runs at a maximum speed of 2.3 GHz.
The Sharp Android One S5 rocks Qualcomm Adreno 506 for graphics with 3GB RAM and internal memory of 32GB which is expandable, while the Xiaomi Mi Play packs PowerVR GE8320, 680 MHz for graphics with 4GB/6GB RAM and internal memory of 64GB/128GB which is expandable as well. Surprisingly, the Sharp Android One S5 is powered by Android 9.0 Pie operating system, while the Xiaomi Mi Play has Android 8.1 Oreo.

Sharp Android One S5 VS Xiaomi Mi Play: Battery & Price Comparison

The Sharp Android One S5 has a nonremovable battery capacity of 2700 mAh without fast charging technology, while the Xiaomi Mi Play has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3000 mAh with fast charging technology. On the price, the Sharp Android One S5 will cost around $129, while the Xiaomi Mi Play will start selling at a price of $157.

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Our Verdict:

On the overall, the Xiaomi Mi Play features a nice body design with an impressive cameras set-up, while the Sharp Android One S5 is powered by the latest Android operating system and it’s more affordable. So, the Sharp Android One S5 will make a budget buy.


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