73points

Samsung Galaxy S7

89points

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Samsung Galaxy S7
Comparison winner
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145 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
73
points
Samsung Galaxy S7
89
points
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 better than Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition?

  • 43.53% higher pixel density
    577ppivs402ppi
  • 1.52x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs1080 x 2248px
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • 23g lighter
    152gvs175g
  • 5.56% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.70 vs1.8f
  • Has wireless charging
    ?

Why is Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition better than Samsung Galaxy S7?

  • 2.13x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 2.15GHz
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs4GB
  • 21.76% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.21"vs5.1"
  • 2x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs12MP
  • 4x more megapixels (front camera)
    20MPvs5MP
  • 96GB more internal storage
    128GBvs32GB
  • 2x faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs600MBits/s
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps

Price comparison

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
3.weight
?

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

152g

175g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.9mm

7.6mm

5.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

69.6mm

74.8mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

142.4mm

154.9mm

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1440 x 2560px

1080 x 2248px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

577ppi

402ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

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

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
4.screen size
?

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.1"

6.21"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Vivo Y12 (64GB / 3GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

For example

Vivo Y12 (64GB / 3GB RAM)

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Performance

1.GPU clock speed
?

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Doogee Mix 2

1000MHz

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

710MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

2.RAM speed
?

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

Best

Honor 20S (128GB / 6GB RAM)

4266MHz

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

3.Has integrated LTE
?

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

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
4.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.6GHz

4 x 2.15GHz

4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

5.RAM
?

Best

Realme X2 Pro

12GB

4GB

8GB

6.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Vivo Y12 (64GB / 3GB RAM)

8

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha

108 & 20 & 12MP

12MP

12MP & 12MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Vivo V17 Pro

32 & 8MP

5MP

20MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
4.video recording (main camera)
?

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

Realme X2 Pro

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture
?

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

f/1.70

f/1.80

6.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Realme X2 Pro

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
3.Has a radio
?

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

For example

Vivo Y12 (64GB / 3GB RAM)

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
4.Has dedicated media keys
?

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy A10s Dual SIM

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

3000mAh

3000mAh

2.Supports fast charging
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
3.has wireless charging
?

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

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Blu G6

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
6.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
2.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
3.Is free and open source
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
4.Has offline voice recognition
?

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

Samsung Galaxy S7
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
5.download speed
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro

2048MBits/s

600MBits/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

1200MBits/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

6.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

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