Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.91 %
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 600 8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 640

RAM

2 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, 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

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

Features

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

Front

2 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

 
In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, Red, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
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)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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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