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Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 are both nice affordable flagship smartphones from Xiaomi, but which one should you buy? This is a full detailed specs comparison between the Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 9.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 Specs Comparison

General

Device Type Smartphone Smartphone
Model Xiaomi Mi 8 Xiaomi Mi 9
Announced May, 2018 February, 2019
Released June, 2018 March, 2019
Status Available on Shopping stores Available on Shopping stores

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
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 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)

SIM Type

Nano + Nano

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM Dual SIM

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 Design

Type Aluminum 7000 series Glass + Aluminium alloy
Dimensions 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6mm 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm
Weight 175g 173g
Water Resistant No No
Protection Yes Yes
Colours Black, Blue,White, Gold Black, Blue, Transparent, Violent

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 Display

Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.21-inch 6.4-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2248 pixels 1080 x 2220 pixels
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 402ppi 394ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 83.8% 87.9%
Touch Screen Model Capacitive Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Yes Yes
Features Multitouch, Scratch Resistant Multi-touch, Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass
HDR10
DCI-P3
Secondary Display No No

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 Camera

12MP + 12MP 48MP + 16MP + 12MP
Yes Yes
2160p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps
Yes Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED Yes, dual-LED
f/1.8 + f/2.4 f/1.8
1/2.55″ + 1/3.4″ 0.8µm
1.4µm + 1.0µm 1/2″
20MP 20MP
No No
f/2.0 f/2.0
1.8μm

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo Android 9 Pie
MIUI 10 MIUI 10
Yes
Skype Yes Yes
Whatsapp Yes Yes
Facebook Yes Yes
Youtube Yes Yes

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 Hardware/Performance

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855
Process Technology 10nm 7nm
CPU Octa-core 2.8GHz Octa-core 2.84GHz
Cores 8-Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) Adreno 630 Adreno 640
6GB 6GB/8GB
Memory Speed 1.8GHz 2133MHz
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB/256GB 64GB/128GB
No No
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Fingerprint (Screen)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope, Barometer

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes Yes
USB Type Yes, Type-C Yes, Type-C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3400mAh 3300mAh
Placement Non-removable Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

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
Yes Yes

Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Xiaomi Mi 8 Vs Mi 9 Price

Starting From $449 – $549 $449 – $599
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