Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Samsung Galaxy A30s

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
268 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

85.23 %
84.95 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

48 megapixels
 

Features

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

Second camera

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

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

Third camera

16 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

20 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, Purple, Blue
Prism crush black, Prism crush white, Prism crush violet, Prism crush green

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
 

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

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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