Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Xiaomi Mi 9 SE vs Xiaomi Mi 8

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 432 PPI
2248 x 1080 pixels, 402 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

85.23 %
83.96 %
83.66 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SDM712
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 616
Adreno 630

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
128GB
256GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
3070 mAh
3400 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

48 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
48 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)
13 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF)
8 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

20 MP (HDR)
20 MP (HDR)
20 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)
5.81 x 2.78 x 0.29 inches (147.5 x 70.5 x 7.45 mm)
6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

6.10 oz (173.0 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)
6.17 oz (175.0 g)

Materials:

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

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Purple, Blue
Black, Purple, Blue
Black, Gold, Blue, White

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)
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)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
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, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
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
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

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

Buyers information

In The Box:

Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
Mi 8 Protective cover / Power adapter / USB Type-C cable / Type-C to audio converter / SIM insertion tool / User guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 20, 2019
Feb 20, 2019
May 31, 2018
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