Xiaomi Mi Max 3 vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

6.9 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

350 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

79.77 %
85.23 %

Features

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

 
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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.94 x 3.44 x 0.31 inches (176.15 x 87.4 x 7.99 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

7.80 oz (221 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue
Black, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 509
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

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

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20
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

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

5500 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Stand-by time

19.8 days (474 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Music playback

233.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

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

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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