Google Pixel XL vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.22 %
85.23 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.3 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 53
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3450 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

32.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Internet use

LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

130.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2017
 

FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW2100 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.89 W/kg
 

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.56 W/kg
 

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.15 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.56 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 869
 
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