Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi A2
- Apple iPhone XS Max
- Apple iPhone XS
- Apple iPhone XR

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Mi A2Apple iPhone XS MaxApple iPhone XSApple iPhone XR
Xiaomi Mi A2
Prices
Apple iPhone XS Max
Prices
Apple iPhone XS
Prices
Apple iPhone XR
Prices
Model alias-A2101
A2104
A2097
A2100
A2105
A2108

Design

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

Width75.4 mm
7.54 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
77.4 mm
7.74 cm
0.25 ft
3.05 in
70.9 mm
7.09 cm
0.23 ft
2.79 in
75.7 mm
7.57 cm
0.25 ft
2.98 in
Height158.7 mm
15.87 cm
0.52 ft
6.25 in
157.5 mm
15.75 cm
0.52 ft
6.2 in
143.6 mm
14.36 cm
0.47 ft
5.65 in
150.9 mm
15.09 cm
0.5 ft
5.94 in
Thickness7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.02 ft
0.29 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.03 ft
0.3 in
8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
Weight168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
208 g
0.46 lbs
7.34 oz
177 g
0.39 lbs
6.24 oz
194 g
0.43 lbs
6.84 oz
Volume87.35 cm³
5.3 in³
96.3 cm³
5.85 in³
78.4 cm³
4.76 in³
94.81 cm³
5.76 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Gold
Silver
Gray
Gold
Silver
Gray
Gold
Black
Red
Yellow
Blue
White
Coral
Body materialsAluminium alloyStainless steel
Glass
Stainless steel
Glass
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Certification-IP68IP68IP67

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards2111
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
-Dual SIM - nano-SIM and eSIM
Dual nano-SIM - market dependent
Dual SIM - nano-SIM and eSIM
Dual nano-SIM - market dependent
Dual SIM - nano-SIM and eSIM

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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000-1xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 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-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)

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
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
LTE-A
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
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
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)Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
iOS 12iOS 12iOS 12

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 660 MSM8976 PlusApple A12 Bionic APL1W81Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Process technology14 nm7 nm7 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 2602x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest2x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest2x 2.5 GHz Vortex, 4x 1.59 GHz Tempest
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-128 KB + 128 KB128 KB + 128 KB128 KB + 128 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-8192 KB
8 MB
8192 KB
8 MB
8192 KB
8 MB
CPU cores8666
CPU frequency2200 MHz2500 MHz2500 MHz2500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 512---
GPU cores-444
GPU frequency650 MHz1100 MHz1100 MHz1100 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
4 GB4 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz---
-M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)
M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)
M12 motion coprocessor
Neural engine (8-core design)

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
256 GB
512 GB
64 GB
256 GB
512 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
eMMC 5.1---

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSOLEDOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5.99 in
152.15 mm
15.21 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
Width2.68 in
68.04 mm
6.8 cm
2.73 in
69.25 mm
6.93 cm
2.43 in
61.77 mm
6.18 cm
2.56 in
64.99 mm
6.5 cm
Height5.36 in
136.08 mm
13.61 cm
5.9 in
149.87 mm
14.99 cm
5.27 in
133.75 mm
13.37 cm
5.54 in
140.65 mm
14.07 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.164:12.165:12.164:1
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels1242 x 2688 pixels1125 x 2436 pixels828 x 1792 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
456 ppi
179 ppcm
463 ppi
181 ppcm
324 ppi
127 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area77.63 %85.41 %81.4 %80.28 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
85% NTSC
Super Retina display
True Tone display
Force Touch
120 Hz touch-sensing
1000000:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide Color display (P3)
Super Retina HD display
True Tone display
Force Touch
120 Hz touch-sensing
1000000:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide Color display (P3)
Liquid Retina HD display
True Tone display
Haptic Touch
120 Hz touch-sensing
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
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
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Infrared face recognition sensor
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1028---

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSony IMX486 Exmor RS---
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Aperturef/1.75f/1.8f/1.8f/1.8
Focal length4.07 mm--4.25 mm
Flash typeDual LED---
Image resolution4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
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
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
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 size - 1/2.9"
Pixel size - 1.25 μm
Phase detection
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 20 MP
Sensor model - Sony IMX376 Exmor RS (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.78" (#2)
Pixel size - 2.0 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning) (#2)
Aperture size - f/1.75 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Flash type - Quad LED
6-element lens
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 28 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
OIS (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Flash type - Quad LED
6-element lens
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 28 mm
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
OIS (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Flash type - Quad LED
6-element lens
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
1080p @ 240 fps

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor modelSony IMX376 Exmor RS---
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length3.82 mm--2.87 mm
Flash typeLED---
Image resolution5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
3088 x 2316 pixels
7.15 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps60 fps60 fps
Sensor size - 1/2.78"
Pixel size - 2.0 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 32 mm
720p @ 240 fps
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 32 mm
720p @ 240 fps
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 32 mm
720p @ 240 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Headphone adapterDolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

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

RadioNoNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
HID
A2DP
LE
A2DP
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---
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
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 jackNoNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
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
HTML
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+
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF
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
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
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.

Capacity3010 mAh3174 mAh2658 mAh2942 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time-25 h
1500 min
1 days
20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
25 h
1500 min
1 days
3G talk time-25 h
1500 min
1 days
20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
25 h
1500 min
1 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A---
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0---
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi wireless chargingQi wireless chargingQi 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)0.963 W/kg0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.639 W/kg0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg0.99 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.16 W/kg1.16 W/kg1.19 W/kg1.13 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.66 W/kg1.17 W/kg1.18 W/kg1.16 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresM1804D2SI - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 1.092 W/kg; body - 0.259 W/kg---
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