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Xiaomi Mi 9

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Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2019, February | 2018, September
  • Dimensions: 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm | 156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 173 g | 169 g
  • Screen: 6.39", Super AMOLED | 6.26", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Triple, 48 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP | Single, 24 MP
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM | 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3300 mAh | 3350 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: No | No
  • Approximate price: 450 EUR | 230 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2019 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 157.5 Х 74.7 Х 7.6 mm 156.4 Х 75.8 Х 7.5 mm
Weight 173 g 169 g
Body Build Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series) Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Lavender Violet, Ocean Blue, Piano Black Midnight Black, Aurora Blue, Twilight Gold (China only)
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3350 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 450 EUR 230 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 8.1 (Oreo); MIUI 10
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485) - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 640 Adreno 512
External memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Antutu score 370342 144000
GeekBench Single Core 3235 1626
GeekBench Multi-Core 10405 5902
GeekBench RenderScript 7120
GeekBench Battery 6086

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED IPS LCD
Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchs capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.39" inc 6.26" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 97.8 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 19:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 85.2% 82.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2280 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 403 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Triple 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, 1/2'', 0.8µm, Laser/PDAF
-16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0'', 1.0µm, Laser/PDAF
-12 MP, f/2.2, 54mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, Laser/PDAF, 2x optical zoom
-12 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
-5 MP, f/2.0, 1/5'', 1.12µm, depth sensor
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60/120fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
DxOMark Main Score 107
DxOMark Photo 112
DxOMark Video 99
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm 24 MP, 1/2.8'', 0.9µm
Functions HDR Auto HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / 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), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global 
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - China
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 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
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack No No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 27W (Quick Charge 4+)
-Fast wireless charging 20W

- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
Versions
- Also known as Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (Mi 8X)

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