Two-Year Old Iphone Versus New Xiaomi Redmi 1S-Comparing Picture Quality

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November 10, 2014 by ...

I just got a new Xiaomi Redmi 1S and will be reviewing it over time. The following is a comparison of how Xiaomi’s current tech compares to that of a two year old Iphone 5 in terms of picture quality.

Take a look at these photos. Each was taken back-to-back in order to truly represent photo quality.

Iphone 5 

photo 5 (2)

 

Xioami Redmi 1S

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Iphone 5 

photo 4 (3)

 

Xiaomi Redmi 1S

 

 

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Iphone 5 

 

photo 1 (5)

 

Xiaomi Redmi 1S

 

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From the above it looks like the Iphone renders more life-like colors. Look at the difference in the color of the sky. In the Redmi photos it seems to be a uni-color blue which then dramatically drops to a powdered hue.

The Iphone also seems to have a higher contrast ratio which accentuates details. This is obvious in the last two photos. Look at the edges of the pictures to see this in greater detail.

Verdict:

The Xiaomi Redmi 1S is a great phone for $100, but lags behind an older Iphone. Then again, the Iphone 5 was top of the line at the time I received it and the Redmi is a ‘starter’ model. Nonetheless, the Iphone is two years old which is a lifetime in terms of tech. Judging from these photos, it does a decent job but still cannot compete with the ancient Apple product.

 

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One thought on “Two-Year Old Iphone Versus New Xiaomi Redmi 1S-Comparing Picture Quality

  1. […] a continuation of this post, I compare photos taken with a two year old Iphone 5 with a brand new Xiaomi Red Mi 1S.  This […]

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