Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
- Xiaomi Redmi 3S 16GB
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Mi 8 LiteXiaomi Redmi Note 7Xiaomi Redmi 3S 16GBXiaomi Redmi Note 8
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi 3S 16GB
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Prices
Model aliasMi 8Lite
Mi 8 Youth
Mi8 Youth
Mi8Youth
Redmi Note7
Red Rice Note 7
Red Rice Note7
Hongmi 3S 16GB
Red Rise 3S 16GB
Redmi Note8
Red Rice Note 8
Red Rice Note8
C3J
M1908C3JH
M1908C3JG
M1908C3JI

Design

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

Width75.8 mm
7.58 cm
0.249 ft
2.984 in
75.21 mm
7.521 cm
0.247 ft
2.961 in
69.6 mm
6.96 cm
0.228 ft
2.74 in
75.3 mm
7.53 cm
0.247 ft
2.965 in
Height156.4 mm
15.64 cm
0.513 ft
6.157 in
159.21 mm
15.921 cm
0.522 ft
6.268 in
139.3 mm
13.93 cm
0.457 ft
5.484 in
158.3 mm
15.83 cm
0.519 ft
6.232 in
Thickness7.5 mm
0.75 cm
0.025 ft
0.295 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.028 ft
0.335 in
8.35 mm
0.835 cm
0.027 ft
0.329 in
Weight169 g
0.37 lbs
5.96 oz
186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
144 g
0.32 lbs
5.08 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
Volume88.91 cm³
5.4 in³
96.99 cm³
5.89 in³
82.41 cm³
5 in³
99.53 cm³
6.04 in³
ColorsBlue
Red
Black
Blue
Red
Black
Gray
Silver
Gold
Meteorite Black
Dream Blue
White
Nebula Purple
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Plastic
Magnesium alloyAluminium alloy
Plastic
Certification---IP52

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
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Micro-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards2222
Features---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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMACDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
-W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-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 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTELTE 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)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
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 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 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)
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 2000 MHz (B34)
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 18
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 4
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
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 V9.6 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)MIUI V7 (Android 5.1.1 Lollipop)
MIUI V8 (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)
MIUI V9.2 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
MIUI V10 (Android 9.0 Pie)

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 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Process technology14 nm14 nm28 nm11 nm
CPU4x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 2604x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 2604x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8ARMv8ARMv8
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2200 MHz2200 MHz1400 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 512Qualcomm Adreno 512Qualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 610
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
8 GB
3 GB
4 GB
6 GB
2 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz800 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
16 GB64 GB
128 GB
eMMC 5.1eMMC 5.1eMMC 5.0-

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.26 in
159 mm
15.9 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
Width2.68 in
68.07 mm
6.81 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
Height5.66 in
143.7 mm
14.37 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
Aspect ratio2.111:12.167:11.778:1
16:9
2.167:1
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area82.77 %81.63 %71.31 %82 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - Tianma
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
470 cd/m²
Display manufacturer - Tianma
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
84% NTSC
-2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions
1500:1 contrast ratio
84% NTSC

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
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1291Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1511Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035-

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 IMX363 Exmor RSSamsung S5KGM1Samsung S5K3L8Samsung S5KGM2
Sensor typeCMOS-ISOCELLISOCELL
Sensor size--4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
-
Sensor format1/2.55"1/2"-1/2.25"
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Crop factor--7.38-
ISO100 - 3200100 - 3200--
Aperturef/1.9f/1.79f/2f/1.79
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.94 mm
24 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.74 mm4.23 mm
31.17 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
13 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view---79.4 °
Number of lenses-656
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDLEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 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
RAW
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)
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Digital 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)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)
-Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Super Phase Detection
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Samsung S5KGM1 is also available
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 2MP (macro)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#4)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#4)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)

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 modelSony IMX576 Exmor RSOmniVision OV13855OmniVision OV5670OmniVision OV13855
Sensor type-PureCelPureCelPureCel
Sensor size-4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
2.95 x 2.21 mm
0.14 in
4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
Sensor format1/2.8"---
Pixel size0.9 µm
0.000900 mm
1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
1.136 µm
0.001136 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor-7.3111.747.31
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.86 mm
22 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
1.94 mm
22.78 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution5760 x 4312 pixels
24.84 MP
4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 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
FeaturesFace unlockFace unlock-Face unlock
Pixel size - 1.8 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)---

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Headphone adapterSmart PA-Smart PA
Stereo speakers model - 1217SLS

Radio

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

RadioNoYesYesYes

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
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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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
2x2 MiMO---

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.04.14.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
HID
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE

USB

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

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

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
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+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

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
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity3350 mAh4000 mAh4100 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time-23 h
1380 min
1 days
--
2G stand-by time-251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
--
3G talk time-23 h
1380 min
1 days
--
3G stand-by time-251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
--
Charger output power5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0-Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

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)0.749 W/kg0.591 W/kg0.485 W/kg0.191 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.585 W/kg1.274 W/kg1.6 W/kg1.034 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.15 W/kg1.19 W/kg0.22 W/kg0.374 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg1.18 W/kg1.22 W/kg0.987 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features---M1908C3JG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.191 W/kg; body - 1.034 W/kg
M1908C3JG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.374 W/kg; body - 0.987 W/kg
M1908C3JH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.191 W/kg; body - 1.089 W/kg
M1908C3JH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.387 W/kg; body - 1.056 W/kg
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