Sony Xperia 1 vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

6.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1644 x 3840 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

643 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.22 %
85.23 %

Peak brightness

400 cd/m2 (nit)
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization (OIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.57 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (167 x 72 x 8.2 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 65/68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Gray, Purple, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

114 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

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

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

Features

USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 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

Battery

Capacity

3330 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

11.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

20.4 days (490 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

24.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Music playback

104.00 hours
 

Video playback

11.70 hours
 

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

MSRP price

$ 950
 
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