Snapdragon 835 versus Snapdragon 821 feat with Xiaomi Mi 6 and Xiaomi Mi 5s

This is a closer look at Qualcomm’s latest Top Tier Flagship Chipset Snapdragon 835, how fast is it and how does it compare to Snapdragon 821.

You can refer to the video above for a more detailed look. In this comparison, I used the Xiaomi Mi6 for the Snapdragon 835 and the Xiaomi Mi5s for the Snapdragon 821.

Read more: Xiaomi Mi 6 here

Availability? Xiaomi Mi 6 (6+64 GB version) retails at $406 (Use Coupon Code: MI6CH)

Xiaomi Mi 6 (6+128 GB)  retails at $439 (until Aug 24)

Read more: Xiaomi Mi5s full review here

Availability? Xiaomi Mi5s (3+64gb) retails at $246 (Use Coupon Code: MI5SH)

Xiaomi Mi 6 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Adreno 540):

(+) 10nm Octa Core Chipset
(+) Runs Cooler even on heavy use and gaming (47-48°C), no overheating issues as far as I know
(+) Huge improvements in Benchmark Scores
(+) Great Gaming Performance
(+) Runs cool on standby or idle
(-) Still very expensive compared to the Snapdragon 821 based Smartphones

Xiaomi Mi 5s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 and Adreno 530)

(+) 14nm Quad Core Chipset
(+) Runs Cool on Idle or Standby
(+) Good Gaming Performance
(-) Can get hot easily especially on heavy use and gaming (up to 53-54°C)
(-) You can feel the temps increase at the back of the phone

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