Xiaomi Mi8 Global VS. Xiaomi Mi8 Lite: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi8 Global VS. Xiaomi Mi8 Lite. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
9.5
Cost-effectiveness
8.7
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.7
8.2
Performance & Hardware
8.5
7.6
Camera
9.2
8.3
Connectivity
8.3
7
Battery
6.9
6.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Mi 8
Mi 8 Youth

Release Date

Release date
May 2018, 10 months ago
September 2018, 7 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
74.8 mm
154.9 mm
7.6 mm
75.8 mm
156.4 mm
7.5 mm
Weight
175 g
169 g
Usable surface
83 %
82 %
Materials
Glass, Metal
Glass, Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

White
Jet Black

Pink

Purple

Screen

Diagonal
6.21"
6.26"
Type
Amoled
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 2248 px
1080 x 2280 px
Density
402 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 600 cd/m2
  • 60000:1 contrast
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Frameless
  • HDR
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Wide screen notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Frameless
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Medium-sized Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi8 Global
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi8 Lite
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU
4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 + 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.8 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 630 710MHz
Adreno 512

RAM

RAM
6 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
271.164
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 96% of devices
143.942
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
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
12.2 Mpx
Pixel size
1.400 µm
1.400 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.8
f/1.9
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • 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
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical zoom
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
20 Mpx
24.8 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)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • 802.11ac
  • 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
  • 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
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution 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.

0.701 W/Kg on head
1.662 W/Kg on body
0.749 W/Kg on head
1.585 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

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1.150 W/Kg on head
1.180 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Capacity
3400 mAh
3350 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
MIUI V10 (Android 9 Pie)
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Prices

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