Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Pixel density

437 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

85.73 %
82.59 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Depth information

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
 

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization

Front

25 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)
6.16 x 2.98 x 0.30 inches (156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 512

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

49.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3350 mAh

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

9 hours
 

LTE

11 hours
 

Wi-Fi

11 hours
 

Music playback

62.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
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
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 08, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.51 W/kg
 

Body

0.46 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.02 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.61 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Power adapter, USB Type-C Cable, Type-C to headphones adapter, SIM tool, Clear protective cover, User Guide
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