The Google Nexus 5X is the newest Nexus smartphone built by LG. It is an upgraded edition of the original LG Nexus 5 that was released in 2013. The Xiaomi Mi 4c, which is exclusively available in China, is packed with specs that are very identical to that of the Nexus 5X.

The Xiaomi Mi 4c is an upgraded version of the Xiaomi Mi 4i that was exclusively revealed in India. Here is a comparison of the specifications, features and price of the Nexus 5X with that of Mi 4c to find out which one is a true value for money phone.

Design And Display

Both the handsets feature polycarbonate chassis. The Google Nexus 5X measures 147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm and weighs 136 grams whereas the Xiaomi Mi 4c is a smaller, thinner and lighter device as it measures 138.1 x 69.6 x 7.8 mm and weighs 132 grams. The rear panel of the Nexus 5X a fingerprint scanner. There is no biometric recognition feature available on the Xiaomi Mi 4c.

The Google Nexus 5X is fitted with a bigger display of 5.2 inches that supports full HD resolution. It offers a screen-to-body ratio of 69.8 percent and produces a pixel density of 424 ppi. The Xiaomi Mi 4c features a smaller full HD screen of 5 inches. It offers a higher screen-to-body ratio of 71.7 percent and offers a pixel count of 441 ppi.

Xiaomi Mi 4c The Xiaomi Mi 4c comes with 5 inches full HD display, Snapdragon 808, 3 GB RAM, and 3,080 mAh battery. Photo: Engadget (Twitter)

Storage And Chipset

The Snapdragon 808 chipset that clocks at 1.8 GHz powers both the smartphones. The Google Nexus 5X features 2 GB of RAM. It is available in two storage variants of 16 GB and 32 GB. The Xiaomi Mi 4c handset that comes with 16 GB storage features 2 GB of RAM whereas the 32 GB storage is equipped with 3 GB of RAM. Both the devices lack microSD slots.

Camera And Software

The Google Nexus 5X features a rear camera of 12.3-megapixel along with dual-LED flash. The Xiaomi Mi 4c features a 13-megapixel camera and dual-LED on its rear panel. Both the handsets feature selfie cameras of 5-megapixel.

The Nexus 5X has arrived with the most recent Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on the Xiaomi Mi 4c is overlaid with MIUI 7.0 user interface.

Battery And Price

The LG Nexus 5X is packed with a non-removable battery of 2,700 mAh. It is priced at $379 and $429 for 16 GB and 32 GB variants, respectively. It can be directly purchased from the Google Store.

The Xiaomi Mi 4c features a larger non-removable battery of 3,080 mAh. The 16 GB variant is priced at $239 and the 32 GB model is listed for $289 on Gear Best.