Samsung Galaxy S8 VS. Xiaomi Mi 9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S8 VS. Xiaomi Mi 9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.7
Cost-effectiveness
9.7
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9.2
8.9
Performance & Hardware
7.9
8.8
Camera
8.2
8.5
Connectivity
8.4
8.3
Battery
5.2
6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
--
Xiaomi Mi9, M1902F1A, M1902F1T

Release Date

Release date
March 2017, 2 years ago
February 2019, 6 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
68.1 mm
148.9 mm
8.0 mm
74.7 mm
157.5 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
155 g
173 g
Usable surface
84 %
86 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Ceramics
Resistance
IP68
-
Colors
Black

Gray

Silver
Black

Blue

Violet

Screen

Diagonal
5.8"
6.4"
Type
Super Amoled HDR 10
Amoled
Resolution
1440 x 2960 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
570 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 100000:1 contrast ratio
  • 540 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Force Touch
  • Frameless
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Touch sensitive
  • 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
Samsung Galaxy S8
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi 9
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
CPU
4x2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose+ 4x1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53
1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 + 3x2.4 GHz Kryo 485 + 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.84 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Qualcomm Adreno 640

RAM

RAM
4 GB
6 GB

Antutu

Score
202.256 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 89% of devices
440.736 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 98% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Iris scanner
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
48 Mpx
Pixel size
--
0.800 µm
Sensor
Samsung S5K2L2
Sony IMX586 Exmor RS
Type
ISOCELL
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/1.7
f/1.75
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Manual focus
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • 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
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • 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
8 Mpx
20 Mpx

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)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • 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
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
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
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • 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)
  • APT-x
  • 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)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • 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.

0.315 W/Kg on head
1.270 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

0.370 W/Kg on head
0.750 W/Kg on body
0.990 W/Kg on head
1.040 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 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
Android 9.0 Pie
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)

Prices

Prices

Prices