98points

Samsung Galaxy S10

76points

Xiaomi Mi 9

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Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Xiaomi Mi 9

Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9
98
points
76
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy S10 better than Xiaomi Mi 9?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 16g lighter
    157gvs173g
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a radio
  • 16.67% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/2.4 & f/2.2 & f/1.5vs2.2 & 2.2 & 1.8f
  • 4.3mm narrower
    70.4mmvs74.7mm

Why is Xiaomi Mi 9 better than Samsung Galaxy S10?

  • 4.75% bigger screen size
    6.39"vs6.1"
  • 1.9x more megapixels (main camera)
    48MP & 16MP & 12MPvs16 & 12 & 12MP
  • 2x more megapixels (front camera)
    20MPvs10MP
  • 0.2mm thinner
    7.6mmvs7.8mm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • 1nm smaller semiconductor size
    7nmvs8nm
  • 0.63% faster uploads
    318MBits/svs316MBits/s
  • 333MHz higher ram speed
    2133MHzvs1800MHz

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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

3.weight

157g

173g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.8mm

7.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

70.4mm

74.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

149.9mm

157.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 3040px

1080 x 2340px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

550ppi

403ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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

6.1"

6.39"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

6

6

Best

Sony Xperia 1 Dual SIM

6

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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.RAM speed

1800MHz (Samsung Exynos 9820)

2133MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

3.DirectX version

12 (Samsung Exynos 9820)

12 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Lenovo Z5 Pro 64GB

12

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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

5.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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

6.maximum memory bandwidth

26.82GB/s (Samsung Exynos 9820)

31.79GB/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

31.79GB/s

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP & 12MP & 12MP

48MP & 16MP & 12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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.front camera megapixels

10MP

20MP

Best

Huawei Honor 10i

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

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

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/2.4 & f/2.2 & f/1.5

f/2.2 & f/2.2 & f/1.8

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

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.pixel size

1.4µm

0.8µm & 1µm & 1µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo Y95

2.2 & 2.4µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

3400mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

4.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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.

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S10
Xiaomi Mi 9

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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