Xiaomi Mi 8 SE vs Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

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Display

Size

5.9 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2244 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
424 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
432 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

80.88 %
83.96 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SDM712

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 616
Adreno 616

RAM

6GB
6GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

OS

Android
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3120 mAh
3070 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

5 MP (Depth information)
13 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
8 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 MP (HDR)
20 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.80 x 2.88 x 0.30 inches (147.28 x 73.09 x 7.5 mm)
5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (147.5 x 70.5 x 7.45 mm)

Weight

5.78 oz (164 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, Red
Black, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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