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

  • Release Date: 2019, February | 2018, May
  • Dimensions: 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm | 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 173 g | 177 g
  • Screen: 6.39", Super AMOLED | 6.21", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Triple, 48 MP | Dual, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP | Single, 20 MP
  • Memory: 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM | 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
  • Battery: 3300 mAh | 3000 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: No | No
  • Approximate price: 530 EUR | 500 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2019 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 157.5 Х 74.7 Х 7.6 mm 154.9 Х 74.8 Х 7.6 mm
Weight 173 g 177 g
Body Build Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series) Front/back glass, aluminum frame (7000 series)
Colors Transparent Black Black (transparent back)
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 530 EUR 500 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10 Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10.1
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485) - Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 640 Adreno 630
External memory No No
Internal memory 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
Antutu score 256289

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.39" inc 6.21" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 97.1 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 85.2% 83.8%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2248 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 0 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
- HDR10
-DCI-P3
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/1.8, 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 Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps, 720p@960fps
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single 20 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.0, 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 / 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
-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, LTE-A 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, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes 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, aptX HD
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 - Face ID, fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 27W (Quick Charge 4+)
-Fast wireless charging 20W

- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+)
Versions
- Also known as Xiaomi Mi 9 Transparent Edition

- For China

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