Xiaomi Mi 8 vs Huawei Mate 20

Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2248 pixels
1080 x 2244 pixels

Pixel density

402 ppi
381 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

83.66 %
87.98 %

Peak brightness

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

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Second camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Ultra-wide, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm

Third camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)
6.23 x 3.04 x 0.33 inches (158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 53

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
HiSilicon Kirin 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Mali-G76 MP10

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

256 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
Huawei SuperCharge

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 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
LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
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
USB 3.1

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Video out

Mobile Payment

 
Huawei Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Dual-band positioning

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, 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, Music ringtones, Vibration
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, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Shopping information

In The Box

Mi 8 Protective cover / Power adapter / USB Type-C cable / Type-C to audio converter / SIM insertion tool / User guide
3.5 mm Headset, 22.5W Huawei charger, Type-C Cable, Protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject Tool, Warranty card
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