Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

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Display

Display size

5.6 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
432 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

75.60 %
83.96 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SDM712

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71
Adreno 616

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3070 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Third camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

16 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (147.5 x 70.5 x 7.45 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue
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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, 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
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