Xiaomi Mi 6 vs Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

428 ppi
432 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.27 %
83.96 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

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

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
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; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Night mode, Self-timer

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.72 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (145.17 x 70.49 x 7.45 mm)
5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (147.5 x 70.5 x 7.45 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
 

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

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

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD, MKV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SDM712

Processor

Octa-core, 2457 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 616

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800 MHz

Data

 
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3350 mAh
3070 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, USB Type C cable, Type C to 3.5mm adapter, Getting started guide, Warranty, SIM removal tool
 

MSRP price

$ 421
 

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 19, 2017
Feb 20, 2019
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