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Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer vs Samsung Galaxy S9+

Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer is smartphone from 2019 year with weight of 173 grams and size 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm.. It has a screen of 6.39 inches, camera 48 MP and memory 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM. Its processor is Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485)

Samsung Galaxy S9+ is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 189 grams and size 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm.. It has a screen of 6.2 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM - China
128 GB, 6 GB RAM - LATAM. Its processor is Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China

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


Common features
Release date 2019 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 157.5 Х 74.7 Х 7.6 mm 158.1 Х 73.8 Х 8.5 mm
Weight 173 g 189 g
Body Build Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series) Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Transparent Black Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue, Polaris Blue
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 530 EUR 620 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10 Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) - EMEA
-Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Processor CPU - Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485) - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 640 Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
External memory No microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM - China
128 GB, 6 GB RAM - LATAM
Antutu score 250896
GeekBench Single Core 2292
GeekBench Multi-Core 8306
GeekBench RenderScript 8586
GeekBench Battery 4096

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.39" inc 6.2" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 98.3 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 85.2% 84.2%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1440 x 2960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 529 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
- HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Triple 12 MP, Dual
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/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, 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 HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Selfie Score 81
DxOMark Photo 81
DxOMark Video 81
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 / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / 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 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA 
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-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), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 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 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Music and Audio
Radio No FM radio (USA & Canada only)
Headphone jack No Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- 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
- Also known as Xiaomi Mi 9 Transparent Edition

- Versions: G965F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G965F/DS (Europe, Global Dual-SIM); G965U (USA); G965W (Canada); G9650 (China, LATAM)

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