Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

565 PPI
403 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

69.77 %
85.23 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 640

RAM

3GB
6GB

Internal storage

32GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
 

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase-detection autofocus

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches (145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

Iris scanner
In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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