Apple iPhone Xs Max VS. Xiaomi Mi 9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone Xs Max VS. Xiaomi Mi 9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8
Cost-effectiveness
9.3
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.7
8.8
Performance & Hardware
8.2
8.6
Camera
8.4
8.3
Connectivity
8.7
8.1
Battery
8.2
5.8

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
A2101
Xiaomi Mi9, M1902F1A, M1902F1T

Release Date

Release date
September 2018, 1 year ago
February 2019, 1 year ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
77.4 mm
157.5 mm
7.9 mm
74.7 mm
157.5 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
208 g
173 g
Usable surface
85 %
86 %
Materials
Glass, Stainless steel
Ceramics
Resistance
IP68
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Silver
Black

Blue

Violet

Screen

Diagonal
6.5"
6.4"
Type
Oled
Amoled
Resolution
1242 x 2688 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
456 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 120 Hz touch-sensing
  • 625 cd/m²
  • Bluelight Filter
  • Capacitive
  • Force Touch
  • Frameless
  • Full sRGB standard
  • HDR10
  • Ion-strengthtened glass
  • LED-backlit
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Wide screen notch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina HD display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 103% NTSC
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 600 cd/m2
  • 60000:1 contrast
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Frameless
  • HDR10
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Apple iPhone Xs Max
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi 9
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Apple A12 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
CPU
Apple 2x ARMv8-A 2.38GHz 4x energy-efficient cores
1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 + 3x2.4 GHz Kryo 485 + 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485
Type
Hexa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.5 GHz
2.84 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Apple 4core graphics processing unit + M12 motion
Qualcomm Adreno 640

RAM

RAM
4 GB
6 GB

Antutu

Score
354.804 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 93% of devices
440.736 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 97% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12.2 Mpx
Sensor
Apple iSight X
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.5
Telephoto + portrait
2
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Triple rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX586 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.75
ISO
100 - 3200
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.25
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3M5
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/3.4
Wide Angle lens
3
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX481
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/3.09
Flash
Quad LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Laser AF
  • Manual focus
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Triple camera
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
960 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
7.2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Resolution
24.8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX576 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.90 µm
Sensor size
1/2.78

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B14 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B33 (TD 1900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA2000 1X
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • QZSS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • Galileo
  • Galileo (E1+E5a)
  • GLONASS
  • GLONASS (L1)
  • GPS
  • GPS (L1+L5)

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.990 W/Kg on head
0.990 W/Kg on body
1.389 W/Kg on head
1.301 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.160 W/Kg on head
1.170 W/Kg on body
0.990 W/Kg on head
1.040 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • UMA
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3174 mAh
3300 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
iOS 12
MIUI V11 (Android 10)

Prices

Prices

Prices