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Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer vs Apple iPhone 8 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2019, February | 2017, September
  • Dimensions: 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm | 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 173 g | 148 g
  • Screen: 6.39", Super AMOLED | 4.7", LED-backlit IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Triple, 48 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP | Single, 7 MP
  • Memory: 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM | 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3300 mAh | 1821 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: No | No
  • Approximate price: 530 EUR | 700 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2019 2017
Dimensions (HxWxD) 157.5 Х 74.7 Х 7.6 mm 138.4 Х 67.3 Х 7.3 mm
Weight 173 g 148 g
Body Build Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series) Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Transparent Black Silver, Space Gray, Gold, Red
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 1821 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 14 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 40 h
Approximate price 530 EUR 700 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10 iOS 11, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485) - Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 640 Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
External memory No No
Internal memory 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu score 232308

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED LED-backlit IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.39" inc 4.7" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 60.9 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 85.2% 65.4%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 750 x 1334 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 326 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
- Wide color gamut
-3D Touch display & home button
-True-tone
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Triple 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.5 (12GB RAM model) or f/1.8 (8GB RAM model), (wide), 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF
- 12 MP, f/2.2, 54mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, PDAF, Laser AF, 2x optical zoom
- 16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.0µm, PDAF, Laser AF
-12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), OIS, PDAF
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
DxOMark Main Score 92
DxOMark Photo 93
DxOMark Video 90
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single 7 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm 7 MP, f/2.2
Functions HDR Face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
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), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-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), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 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, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 1.32 W/kg (head)     1.36 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.17 W/kg (body)    
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 (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 27W (Quick Charge 4+)
-Fast wireless charging 20W

- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
-Qi wireless charging
-Siri natural language commands and dictation
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Versions
- Also known as Xiaomi Mi 9 Transparent Edition

- Versions: A1863 (USA, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, China) A1905 (EMEA, UAE, LATAM, Canada, USA AT&T/T-Mobile, Singapore); A1906 (Japan)

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