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Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer vs Apple iPhone XR

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)

Apple iPhone XR is smartphone from 2018 year with weight of 194 grams and size 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm.. It has a screen of 6.1 inches, camera 12 MP and memory 64/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM. Its processor is Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest)

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 150.9 Х 75.7 Х 8.3 mm
Weight 173 g 194 g
Body Build Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame (7000 series) Front/back glass, aluminum frame (7000 series)
Colors Transparent Black Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral, White
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 2942 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Talking time - Up to 25 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 65 h
Approximate price 530 EUR 850 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10 iOS 12, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - Apple A12 Bionic (7 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485) - Hexa-core (2x2.5 GHz Vortex + 4x1.6 GHz Tempest)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 640 Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
External memory No No
Internal memory 256 GB, 8/12 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu score 346555

Screen
Technology Super AMOLED IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.39" inc 6.1" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2 90.3 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 85.2% 79.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 828 x 1792 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 326 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Other specs - HDR10
-DCI-P3
- True-tone
-Wide color gamut
-120 Hz touch-sensing
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, Laser/PDAF
- 12 MP, f/2.2, 54mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, Laser/PDAF, 2x optical zoom
- 16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.0µm, Laser/PDAF
-12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps 2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
DxOMark Main Score 101
DxOMark Photo 103
DxOMark Video 96
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single 7 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
Functions HDR HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@60fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM, Electronic SIM card (eSIM)
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  
CDMA 800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
-4G - 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), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
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
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, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- 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

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