Nokia 8 vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

69.44 %
85.23 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3090 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
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) (30 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

13 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash; IP 54
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
Black, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, 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

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, 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

Charger, Data cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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