Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi MIX
- Xiaomi Mi MIX Exclusive Edition
- Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S
- Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Mi MIXXiaomi Mi MIX Exclusive EditionXiaomi Mi MIX 2SSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)
Xiaomi Mi MIX
Prices
Xiaomi Mi MIX Exclusive Edition
Prices
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S
Prices
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)
Model aliasMi Concept PhoneMi Concept Phone Exclusive Edition
Mi MIX Pro
Mi MIX2sSM-A910F
A910F
SM-A9100
A9100

Design

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

Width81.9 mm
8.19 cm
0.269 ft
3.224 in
81.9 mm
8.19 cm
0.269 ft
3.224 in
74.9 mm
7.49 cm
0.246 ft
2.949 in
80.9 mm
8.09 cm
0.265 ft
3.185 in
Height158.8 mm
15.88 cm
0.521 ft
6.252 in
158.8 mm
15.88 cm
0.521 ft
6.252 in
150.86 mm
15.086 cm
0.495 ft
5.939 in
161.7 mm
16.17 cm
0.531 ft
6.366 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight209 g
0.46 lbs
7.37 oz
209 g
0.46 lbs
7.37 oz
189 g
0.42 lbs
6.67 oz
210 g
0.46 lbs
7.41 oz
Volume102.75 cm³
6.24 in³
102.75 cm³
6.24 in³
91.53 cm³
5.56 in³
103.34 cm³
6.28 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Black
White
Black
White
Green
Gold
Rose-gold
White
Body materialsCeramicCeramicAluminium alloy
Ceramic
Metal
Glass

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 cards2222
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

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
CDMACDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMA--W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1700 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 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 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 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 Class 13 (256GB)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18) (256GB)
LTE 800 MHz (B19) (256GB)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25) (256GB)
LTE 850 MHz (B26) (256GB)
LTE 800 MHz (B27) (256GB)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (256GB)
LTE 700 MHz (B29) (256GB)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 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)

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 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 7
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 V8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
MIUI V8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
MIUI V9
MIUI V8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
MIUI V8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
MIUI V9
MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.0 Oreo)
MIUI (Android 9.0 Pie)
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat

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 821 MSM8996 ProQualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 ProQualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
Process technology14 nm14 nm10 nm28 nm
CPU2x 2.35 GHz Kryo, 2x 2.0 GHz Kryo2x 2.35 GHz Kryo, 2x 2.0 GHz Kryo4x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3854x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
-
Level 3 cache memory (L3)--2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores4488
CPU frequency2350 MHz2350 MHz2800 MHz1800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 510
GPU frequency653 MHz653 MHz710 MHz550 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB6 GB6 GB
8 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage128 GB256 GB64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
32 GB
UFS 2.0UFS 2.0UFS 2.1-

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types---microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSJDI IPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
5.99 in
152.15 mm
15.21 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
Width2.99 in
76.06 mm
7.61 cm
2.99 in
76.06 mm
7.61 cm
2.68 in
68.04 mm
6.8 cm
2.94 in
74.72 mm
7.47 cm
Height5.66 in
143.67 mm
14.37 cm
5.66 in
143.67 mm
14.37 cm
5.36 in
136.08 mm
13.61 cm
5.23 in
132.83 mm
13.28 cm
Aspect ratio1.889:11.889:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2040 pixels1080 x 2040 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density361 ppi
141 ppcm
361 ppi
141 ppcm
403 ppi
158 ppcm
367 ppi
144 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.29 %84.29 %82.21 %76.11 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - AU Optronics / Sharp
1300:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
94% NTSC
Display manufacturer - AU Optronics / Sharp
1300:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
94% NTSC
Display manufacturer - Japan Display Inc.
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen

Sensors

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

SensorsLight
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Ultrasonic
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Ultrasonic
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Ultrasonic
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1235Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1235Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1235
Step detector
Step counter
-

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 modelOmniVision OV16880OmniVision OV16880Sony IMX363 Exmor RS-
Sensor typePureCelPureCelCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.74 x 3.56 mm
0.23 in
4.74 x 3.56 mm
0.23 in
--
Sensor format--1/2.55"-
Pixel size1.029 µm
0.001029 mm
1.029 µm
0.001029 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
-
Crop factor7.297.29--
ISO100 - 3200100 - 3200100 - 1600-
Aperturef/2f/2f/1.8f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.26 mm
31.07 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.26 mm
31.07 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.22 mm
21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LEDLED
Image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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
Sensor type - PureCel Plus-S
720p @ 120 fps
Sensor type - PureCel Plus-S
720p @ 120 fps
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
4-axis OIS
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 46 mm (#2)
-

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 modelOmniVision OV5675OmniVision OV5675OmniVision OV5675-
Sensor typePureCelPureCelPureCel-
Sensor size2.98 x 2.21 mm
0.15 in
2.98 x 2.21 mm
0.15 in
2.98 x 2.21 mm
0.15 in
-
Pixel size1.151 µm
0.001151 mm
1.151 µm
0.001151 mm
1.151 µm
0.001151 mm
-
Crop factor11.6611.6611.66-
Aperturef/2f/2f/2f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.6 mm
53.66 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.6 mm
53.66 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.5 mm
40.82 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 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 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features--Face unlock-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Cantilevered Piezoelectric Ceramic
192 kHz / 24-bit
Cantilevered Piezoelectric Ceramic
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter-

Radio

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

RadioNoNoNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

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
802.11a
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
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
MU-MiMOMU-MiMO2x2 MiMO-

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.25.04.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
GAVDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
PAN
PBAP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

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 jackYesYesNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+

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+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity4400 mAh4400 mAh3400 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
--Qi wireless charging - 7.5 W-

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)--0.542 W/kg0.834 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--1.593 W/kg0.613 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--0.95 W/kg1.41 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--1.16 W/kg1.36 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features---SM-A910F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.620 W/kg; body - 1.320 W/kg
SM-A910F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.360 W/kg; body - 1.420 W/kg
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