Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi Note 10
- Apple iPhone 8

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Xiaomi Mi Note 10Apple iPhone 8
Xiaomi Mi Note 10
Prices
Apple iPhone 8
Prices
Model aliasMi Note10
M1910F4G
A1863
A1905
A1906

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width74.2 mm
7.42 cm
0.243 ft
2.921 in
67.3 mm
6.73 cm
0.221 ft
2.65 in
Height157.8 mm
15.78 cm
0.518 ft
6.213 in
138.4 mm
13.84 cm
0.454 ft
5.449 in
Thickness9.67 mm
0.967 cm
0.032 ft
0.381 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
Weight208 g
0.46 lbs
7.34 oz
148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
Volume113.22 cm³
6.88 in³
67.99 cm³
4.13 in³
ColorsAurora Green
Glacier White
Midnight Black
Silver
Gold
Gray
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP67

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000-1xEV-DO Rev. A
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE AWS (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)MIUI V11 (Android 10)iOS 11

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 730GApple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Process technology8 nm10 nm
CPU2x 2.2 GHz Kryo 470, 6x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4702x Monsoon, 4x Mistral
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-8192 KB
8 MB
CPU cores86
CPU frequency2200 MHz2100 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 618-
GPU cores-3
RAM capacity6 GB
8 GB
12 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channel-
RAM frequency1866 MHz-
Game Turbo 2.0M11 motion coprocessor
Neural engine

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
256 GB

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyAMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size6.47 in
164.34 mm
16.43 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
Width2.71 in
68.87 mm
6.89 cm
2.3 in
58.51 mm
5.85 cm
Height5.87 in
149.21 mm
14.92 cm
4.1 in
104.06 mm
10.41 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:11.779:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels750 x 1334 pixels
Pixel density398 ppi
156 ppcm
326 ppi
128 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area88.05 %65.57 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
3D curved glass screen
TÜV Rheinland Low Light Blue Certification
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
400000:1 contrast ratio
430 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 600 cd/m²
103.8% NTSC
DC dimming
HDR10
Ion-strengthtened glass
Retina HD display
Force Touch
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Wide Color display (P3)

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
In-display fingerprint sensor-

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSamsung S5KHMXSony Exmor RS
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOS
Sensor format1/1.33"1/3"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Aperturef/1.69f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.99 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses76
Flash typeDual LED-
Image resolution12032 x 9024 pixels
108.58 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Sensor type - ISOCELL Bright
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Premium Edition - 8-element lens
Super Phase Detection
Laser hybrid focus
Four-axis OIS
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 20 MP (wide-angle)
Sensor model - Sony IMX350 (#2)
Sensor type - Exmor RS (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.78" (#2)
Sensor size (h/v) - 6.415 x 4.759 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Angle of view - 117° (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 5 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - OmniVision OV08A10 (customized) (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#3)
Four-axis OIS (#3)
5x optical zoom (#3)
10x hybrid zoom (#3)
50x digital zoom (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 12 MP (portrait)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K2L7 (#4)
Sensor type - ISOCELL Fast (#4)
Sensor size - 1/2.6" (#4)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm (#4)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#4)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 50 mm (#4)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel (#4)
2x optical zoom (#4)
Fifth rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Macro - 1.5 cm (#5)
Two dual-LED flash lights
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSamsung S5KGD1-
Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Sensor format1/2.8"-
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
Aperturef/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.87 mm
32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution6528 x 4896 pixels
31.96 MP
3088 x 2320 pixels
7.16 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock-
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS720p @ 240 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Hi-Res Audio
Smart PA
1216 super linear speaker
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Comaptibility

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
-MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
HID
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-C-
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity5260 mAh1821 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
3G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
Charger output power10 V / 3 A5 V / 1 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)1.107 W/kg1.35 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.392 W/kg1.36 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg1.2 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg1.13 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-A1863 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.350 W/kg; body - 1.360 W/kg
A1863 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.300 W/kg; body - 1.130 W/kg
A1905 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.320 W/kg; body - 1.360 W/kg
A1905 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
A1906 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.360 W/kg; body - 1.360 W/kg
A1906 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.170 W/kg; body - 1.140 W/kg
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