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Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 183 grams and size 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm.. It has a screen of 6.3 inches, camera 24 MP and memory 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 177 grams and size 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm.. It has a screen of 6.21 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 128 GB, 8 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)

For a full comparison of all specs check the table below .


Common features
Release date 2018 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.5 Х 77 Х 7.8 mm 154.9 Х 74.8 Х 7.6 mm
Weight 183 g 177 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame (7000 series)
Colors Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink Black (transparent back)
Battery 3800 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 600 EUR 500 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10.1
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) - Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) - Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 512 Adreno 630
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) No
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
Antutu score 134784 256289

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 6.21" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 97.1 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 80.1% 83.8%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1080 x 2248 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 393 PPI 0 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 24 MP, Quad 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.9µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
-10 MP f/2.4, 52mm, (telephoto), 1/3.9'', 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom
-5 MP, f/2.2, 24mm (wide), 1/5.0'', 1.12µm, depth sensor
-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
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps, 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score 86
DxOMark Photo 90
DxOMark Video 77
Front camera, selfie 24 MP, Single 20 MP, Single
Specifications 24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.9µm 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 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), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
-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)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.27 W/kg (head)     0.84 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.35 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Face ID, fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
Other extras
- ANT+
-Fast battery charging
- Samsung Pay

- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)
Versions
- Also known as Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9s Versions: SM-A920F/DS (Global); SM-A9200 (China)

- For China

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