Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Xiaomi Mi 9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Xiaomi Mi 9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
9.1
Cost-effectiveness
8.8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9.2
8.6
Performance & Hardware
8.2
8.3
Camera
8.3
8
Connectivity
8.9
8
Battery
5.8
5.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
--
Xiaomi Mi9, M1902F1A, M1902F1T

Release Date

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

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.4 mm
149.9 mm
7.8 mm
74.7 mm
157.5 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
157 g
173 g
Usable surface
88 %
86 %
Materials
Glass
Ceramics
Resistance
IP68
-
Colors
Black

White

Green
Black

Blue

Violet

Screen

Diagonal
6.1"
6.4"
Type
Amoled Dynamic Amoled HDR+
Amoled
Aspect Ratio
19:9
19.5:9
Resolution
1440 x 3040 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
551 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • Always-On Display
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Dual Edge display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • VR headset support
  • Frameless
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Brightnes 600 cd/m² (typ)
  • 60000:1 contrast ratio
  • Always-On Display
  • HDR10
  • 103% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy S10
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi 9
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 9 9820
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
CPU
2x2,7GHz Exynos M4, 2x Cortex A75, 4x1,9GHz Cortex A55
1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 + 3x2.4 GHz Kryo 485 + 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.7 GHz
2.84 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-G76 MP12
Qualcomm Adreno 640 600MHz

RAM

RAM
8 GB
6 GB
Type
LPDDR4X RAM
LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
415.000 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 92% of devices
440.736 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 94% of devices

Storage

Capacity
128 GB
64 GB
Type
UFS Storage 2.1
UFS Storage 2.1
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in screen
Yes, in screen

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall

Others

Notifications LED
--
LED Notifications
Cooling system
No
Yes
Gaming buttons
No
No

Camera

Triple rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung SAK2L4
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.5-2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.6
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3M3
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/3.4
Wide Angle lens
3
Resolution
16 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
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
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
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
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Touch focus
  • Manual focus
  • Autofocus
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Geotagging
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Manual focus
  • Laser AF
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • HDR
  • Geotagging
  • ISO settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
960 fps
Yes
960 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
10 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3J1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.22 µm
Sensor size
1/2.65
Resolution
24.8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX576 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.90 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2.78
Features
-
-

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)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • 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)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • 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
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • 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)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x

Navigation

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

USB

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

0.477 W/Kg on head
1.593 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

0.930 W/Kg on head
0.790 W/Kg on body
0.990 W/Kg on head
1.040 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • ANT+
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3400 mAh
3300 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
Yes, 25.0W
Yes, 27.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 10
MIUI V12 (Android 10)

Prices

Prices

Prices