Samsung Galaxy S8 VS. Xiaomi Mi Note 2: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S8 VS. Xiaomi Mi Note 2. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.8
Cost-effectiveness
8.3
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9.3
7.4
Performance & Hardware
8.1
7.8
Camera
8.4
7.4
Connectivity
8.5
7.4
Battery
5.3
8.2

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
March 2017, 2 years ago
October 2016, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
68.1 mm
148.9 mm
8.0 mm
77.3 mm
156.2 mm
7.6 mm
Weight
155 g
166 g
Usable surface
84 %
74 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
IP68
-
Colors
Black

Gray

Silver
Black

Pink

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.8"
5.7"
Type
Super Amoled HDR 10
Oled LG
Resolution
1440 x 2960 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
570 Pixels per inch
386 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
  • 100000:1 contrast ratio
  • 110% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Curved Edge display
  • Curved Glass display
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Touch sensitive

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy S8
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 2.35GHz
CPU
4x2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose+ 4x1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.35GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.35 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Adreno 530 635MHz

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
202.256
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 92% of devices
164.904
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 88% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 57-62.8 GB
64 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 57-62.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
22.5 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.000 µm
Sensor
Samsung S5K2L2
Sony IMX318 Exmor RS
Type
ISOCELL
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.7
f/2.0
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
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
8 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)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
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)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2 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)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • 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
0.784 W/Kg on head
1.381 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
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Others

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

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh
4070 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Prices

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