Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite vs Xiaomi Mi A3

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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
403 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
282 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

82.59 %
82.56 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 512
Adreno 610

RAM

6GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3350 mAh
4030 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP
48 MP

Features

PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

5 MP
8 MP

Features

Depth information
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
2 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

EIS
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

24 MP
32 MP

Features

HDR
 

Design

Dimensions

6.16 x 2.98 x 0.30 inches (156.4 x 75.8 x 7.5 mm)
6.04 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (153.48 x 71.85 x 8.475 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.13 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Blue
Gray, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Power adapter, USB Type-C Cable, Type-C to headphones adapter, SIM tool, Clear protective cover, User Guide
10W charger, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Soft case, Warranty card
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