Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

538 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

87.78 %
85.23 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

40 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

20 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"
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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

24 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.21 x 2.85 x 0.34 inches (157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

 
Black, Purple, Blue

Colors

Black, Emerald green, Twilight
 

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 980
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40
Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

4200 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 17, 2018
 

FCC ID value: QISLYA-LX9 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
 

Body

0.81 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.77 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.17 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Type-C Headphones, 40W Charger, Type-C Cable, SIM Ejectr tool, Quick start guide, Protective case, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter.
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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