Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
- Huawei Mate 9

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5GHuawei Mate 9
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
Prices
Huawei Mate 9
Prices
Model aliasMi9 5G Pro
Mi 9s 5G
M1908F1XE
MHA-L09
MHA-L29

Design

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

Width74.64 mm
7.464 cm
0.245 ft
2.939 in
78.9 mm
7.89 cm
0.259 ft
3.106 in
Height157.21 mm
15.721 cm
0.516 ft
6.189 in
156.9 mm
15.69 cm
0.515 ft
6.177 in
Thickness8.54 mm
0.854 cm
0.028 ft
0.336 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight196 g
0.43 lbs
6.91 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
Volume100.21 cm³
6.09 in³
97.8 cm³
5.94 in³
ColorsTitanium Silver Black
Dream White
Gray
Champagne
Brown
White
Black
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Metal

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-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-
-MHA-L29 - Dual SIM

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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
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)
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TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
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 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
5G NR5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
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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
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
5G NSA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
4x4 MiMO
HPUE
HO RxD
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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 11 (Android 10)Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
User interface (UI)-EMUI 5.0
EMUI 8.0

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 855 PlusHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 960
Process technology7 nm16 nm
CPU1x 2.96 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4854x 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2960 MHz2360 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G71 MP8
GPU cores-8
GPU frequency675 MHz1037 MHz
RAM capacity8 GB
12 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2133 MHz1866 MHz
Vapour chamber cooling systemi6 coprocessor
GPU Turbo

Storage

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

Storage128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
64 GB
UFS 3.0-

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/technologySuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size6.39 in
162.31 mm
16.23 cm
5.9 in
149.86 mm
14.99 cm
Width2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
2.89 in
73.47 mm
7.35 cm
Height5.8 in
147.37 mm
14.74 cm
5.14 in
130.61 mm
13.06 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
373 ppi
146 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.7 %77.77 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Olephobic coating
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
60000:1 contrast ratio
430 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 600 cd/m²
103.8% NTSC
HDR10
VDE Low Blue Light Certification
256-step eye protection mode
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
96% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Gravity
Ultrasonic distance sensor
Under-screen light sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
In-display fingerprint sensor
Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1025

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 modelSony IMX586 Exmor RSSony IMX286 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor format1/2"1/2.9"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
ISO100 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.75f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.75 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.95 mm
Field of view79 °-
Number of lenses6-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
3968 x 2976 pixels
11.81 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital 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)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 17 mm (#3)
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M5 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 43.6° (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 51 mm (#2)
AF
closed loop motor (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Sony IMX481 Exmor RS (#3)
Sensor size - 1/3" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
6-element lens (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 17 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 117° (#3)
AF
closed loop motor (#3)
4 cm macro shooting distance (#3)
Leica camera
Depth autofocus
Secondary rear camera - 20 MP (monochrome)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Digital image stabilization (#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.

Pixel size0.9 µm
0.000900 mm
-
Aperturef/2f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.52 mm
18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.38 mm
Image resolution5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Headphone adapter
TrueWireless Stereo Plus
1217SLS super linear speaker
Smart PA
1.04cc box chamber
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Radio

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

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningA-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)
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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
2x2 MiMO
MU-MiMO
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Bluetooth

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

Version5.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

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

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

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 jackNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
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
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC. M4V
AAC
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
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
WebM
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.

Capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
3G talk time-20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
4G talk time-20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 3 A
20 V / 2.25 A
4.5 V / 5 A
5 V / 2 A
5 V / 4.5 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Power Delivery charging-
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Battery model: BM4H
Wireless charging - 30 W
Reverse wireless charging - 10 W
TÜV Rheinland Safe Fast-Charge System 3.0 certification
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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)-1.64 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.36 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.42 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.6 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresHorizontal linear vibration motor for 150+ touch effects-
 Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5GHuawei Mate 9