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

Aspect Ratio

18:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

350 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

79.77 %
85.23 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

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 LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

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 21 days (502 h)
 

Music playback

233.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

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

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

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

Software Features

Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

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)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

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

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue
Black, Purple, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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)

LTE (TDD)

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

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 Speed

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

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

Features

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

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

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

Availability

Officially announced

 
Feb 20, 2019

Expected Announcement

Jul 19, 2018
 
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