Xiaomi Mi 8 vs Huawei P20 Pro

Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2248 pixels
1080 x 2240 pixels

Pixel density

402 ppi
408 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.66 %
82.00 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
40 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

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: 1/1.78"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"

Third camera

 
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Dual 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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, 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)
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)
6.10 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (155 x 73.9 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 67

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

256 GB
128 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
Yes

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

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, 32

LTE (TDD)

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

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 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

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, USB OTG, Video out

Mobile Payment

 
Huawei Pay

Location

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, 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)

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

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)
USB Type-C (reversible)

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
High-current charger, USB Type-C digital headset, 5A USB Type-C cable, Warranty card, Quick Start Guide, Protective case, USB Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Eject tool
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