Xiaomi Mi 8 SE vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2244 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.88 %
85.23 %

Peak brightness

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

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

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 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.80 x 2.88 x 0.30 inches (147.28 x 73.09 x 7.5 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.78 oz (164 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 616
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

OS

Android
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

3120 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800 MHz
800 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
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 2.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Headphones connector

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

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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