Xiaomi Mi 9 SE VS. Xiaomi Mi A3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi 9 SE VS. Xiaomi Mi A3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.6
Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.6
7.5
Performance & Hardware
7.8
7.4
Camera
8.6
8.1
Connectivity
7.7
7.4
Battery
5.1
7.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Mi9 SE, M1903F2G
M1906F9SH, Xiaomi MiA3 Lite, Xiaomi MiA3, mia3

Release Date

Release date
February 2019, 1 year ago
July 2019, 7 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.5 mm
147.5 mm
7.5 mm
71.9 mm
153.5 mm
8.5 mm
Weight
155 g
174 g
Usable surface
85 %
82 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Pink
Black

Blue

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.97"
6.09"
Type
Amoled Samsung
Amoled Samsung
Resolution
1080 x 2340 px
720 x 1560 px
Density
432 Pixels per inch
282 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 103% NTSC
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 600 cd/m2
  • 60000:1 contrast
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Frameless
  • HDR10
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 103% NTSC
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 350 cd/m²
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • 60000:1 contrast ratio
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • DC dimming
  • Frameless
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi A3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPU
2x2.2 GHz Kryo 360+6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 360
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 + 4x 1.7 GHz Kryo 260
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 616 GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 610

RAM

RAM
6 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
219.843 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 88% of devices
176.750 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 84% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

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
8 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV8856
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/4
Wide Angle lens
3
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3L6
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/3.1

Triple rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX582 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.79
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.25
Wide Angle lens
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Portrait mode (depth)
3
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Triple camera
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Triple camera
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
960 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
24.8 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX576 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/2.78
Resolution
32 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGD1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • 802.11ac
  • 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 Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • aptX
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • 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.

1.385 W/Kg on head
1.385 W/Kg on body
0.301 W/Kg on head
1.097 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

1.190 W/Kg on head
1.170 W/Kg on body
1.030 W/Kg on head
1.070 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3070 mAh
4030 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V11 (Android 9 P)
Android 9.0 Pie

Prices

Prices

Prices