Huawei Mate 9 vs Xiaomi Mi 8

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2248 pixels

Pixel density

373 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

77.39 %
83.66 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

20 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Telephoto, Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.18 x 3.11 x 0.31 inches (156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

6.70 oz (190 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Brown, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP8
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
256 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3400 mAh

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

 
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800 MHz

Data

LTE-A, HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Huawei Pay
 

Location

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 04, 2016
 

FCC ID value: QISMHA-L09 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.42 W/kg
 

Body

0.60 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.39 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Mi 8 Protective cover / Power adapter / USB Type-C cable / Type-C to audio converter / SIM insertion tool / User guide
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