Select the smartphones that you want to compare

Smartphone 1

Remove

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer

Smartphone 2

Remove

Samsung Galaxy S8

Smartphone 3

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer vs Samsung Galaxy S8 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2018, May | 2017, March
  • Dimensions: 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm | 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 177 g | 155 g
  • Screen: 6.21", Super AMOLED | 5.8", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Dual, 12 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 128 GB, 8 GB RAM | 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3000 mAh | 3000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: No | Yes
  • Approximate price: 500 EUR | 390 EUR

Continue reading and check the table below for full detailed comparison of all phones specs .


Common features
Release date 2018 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 154.9 Х 74.8 Х 7.6 mm 148.9 Х 68.1 Х 8 mm
Weight 177 g 155 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame (7000 series) Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Black (transparent back) Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 20 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 67 h
Approximate price 500 EUR 390 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10.1 Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 630 Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
Adreno 540 - USA & China
External memory No microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 128 GB, 8 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 256289 202356
GeekBench Single Core 1763
GeekBench Multi-Core 6028
GeekBench RenderScript 8798
GeekBench Battery 3410

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.21" inc 5.8" inc
Screen area 97.1 cm2 84.8 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.8% 83.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2248 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 0 PPI 570 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
- HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom
-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps, 720p@960fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF
Functions Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 73
DxOMark Photo 71
DxOMark Video 75
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.44 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack No Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Face ID, fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)

- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Versions
- For China

- Versions: G950F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G950FD (Global Dual-SIM); G950U (USA Unlocked); G950A (AT&T); G950P (Sprint); G950T (T-Mobile); G950V (Verizon); G950R4 (US Cellular); G950W (Canada); G950

Share on Share on

Comments and opinions about comparison between - Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer - Samsung Galaxy S8 -

Do Not Enter