95points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

24points

Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) vs Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
95
points
24
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Xiaomi MI-2 32GB?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 1.6mm thinner
    8.6mmvs10.2mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has NFC
  • Is DLNA certified

Why is Xiaomi MI-2 32GB better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 50g lighter
    145gvs195g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • 12.8mm narrower
    62mmvs74.8mm
  • 36.5mm shorter
    126mmvs162.5mm
  • 23.77% less body volume
    79.68cm³vs104.533cm³

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

195g

145g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.6mm

10.2mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

74.8mm

62mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

162.5mm

126mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

521ppi

342ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

6.3"

4.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.Has an AMOLED display
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AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
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Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

4.Has AES
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.RAM

6GB

2GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.4 & f/1.7

f/2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Lenovo Z5s

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

3100mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.Supports fast charging
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Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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