Xiaomi Mi 6 vs Xiaomi Mi 8

Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2248 pixels

Pixel density

428 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.27 %
83.66 %

Peak brightness

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

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Telephoto, Autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.72 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (145.17 x 70.49 x 7.45 mm)
6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2457 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 630

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3350 mAh
3400 mAh

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

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

Yes
Yes

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
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

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

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

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB Type C cable, Type C to 3.5mm adapter, Getting started guide, Warranty, SIM removal tool
Mi 8 Protective cover / Power adapter / USB Type-C cable / Type-C to audio converter / SIM insertion tool / User guide

MSRP price

$ 421
 
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