Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro, which one should you buy? Xiaomi released the Mi 8 SE around June and it is the watered-down variant of the Mi 8 flagship. This device is also very affordable and today we will be comparing it to the Redmi Note 6 Pro by Xiaomi. Its a successor to the Note 5 Pro and it performs excellently well in the mid-range segment. It also has interesting features.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro : Design
The 8 SE is made by a 7000 series Aluminum. It has a glass display at the front and a glass back which is held together by an aluminum frame. Its glass back is not a fingerprint magnet. This device has a rear fingerprint scanner. While the 6 Pro comes in Aluminum alloy body with a curved antenna lines. This device also has a gorilla glass panel at the front and it has a notch on its display.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro : Display
The 8 SE sports a tall 5.88-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 2248 pixels, the screen has a pixel per inch density of 423. While, the 6 Pro sports a 6.26-inch FHD+ IPS LCD screen with 1080 x 2280 pixels in resolution and 403ppi.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro : Software and Hardware
The 8 SE houses a Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon
710 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking speed of up to 2.2GHz. The smartphone has 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB storage space.
While the 6 Pro houses the SDM636 Snapdragon 636 chipset with octa-core processor clocking at 1.8GHz. In the RAM department, the 6 Pro has 4GB/3GB and 64GB/32GB storage space.
For the Software, the 8 SE runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. While the 6 Pro runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system as well.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro : Camera
The 8 SE has a rear dual camera setup of 12MP + 5MP with a front/Selfie camera of 20MP. While the 6 Pro has a rear camera set up of 12MP + 5MP with a great front camera of 20MP + 5MP with f/2.0 aperture.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro : Battery
Powering the 8 SE is a 3120mah Non-removable Li-Po battery with fast battery charging. While the 6 Pro is powered by a 4000mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging as well.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro : Verdict
They are both nice smartphones with attractive body and specs and the Mi 8 SE is the first smartphone in the world running on the Snapdragon 700 series of processor which was developed to bridge the gap between the mid-level 600-series processor and high-end 800-series processors. It obvious the Redmi Note 6 Pro doesn’t stand a chance against the Mi 8 SE.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Specs Comparison
|Model||Xiaomi Mi 8 SE||Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro|
|Announced||May, 2018||September, 2018|
|Released||June, 2018||September, 2018|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores||Available on Shopping stores|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100||WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network|| LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900),
3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850),
7(2600), 8(900), 12(700),17(700), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
LTE band 850,900, 1800, 2100,2600, LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39),LTE-TDD 2300
Nano + Nano
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
|Type||Aluminum 7000 series||Aluminum Alloy|
|Dimensions||147.3 x 73.1 x 7.5 mm||157.9 x 76.4 x 8.2mm|
|Colours||Gray, Blue, Red, Gold||Black, Blue , Rose, Gold, Red|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen||FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 2248 pixels||1080 x 2280 pixels|
|Colors||16M colors||16M colors|
|Touch Screen Model||Capacitive||Capacitive|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant,||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass, 2.5D curved glass screen|
|12MP + 5MP||12MP + 5MP|
White balance settings
White balance settings
|Yes, dual-LED||Yes, LED|
|f/1.9 + f/2.0||f/1.9 + f/2.0|
|–||1.4um + 1.12um|
|1.4µm + 1.12µm||1/2.55|
|20MP||20MP + 5MP|
|Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|MIUI 10||MIUI 10|
|Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.2GHz||Octa-core 1.8GHz|
|GPU (Graphics)||Adreno 616||Adreno 509|
|No||Yes, up to 256GB|
|Card Type||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, Type-C||Yes, Type-C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Vibration, Ringtones||Vibration, Ringtones|
|MP3, WAV||MP3, WAV|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Price
|Starting From||$299 – $349||$199 – $249|
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