89points

Samsung Galaxy S8

85points

Xiaomi Mi 8

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149 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Xiaomi Mi 8

Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8
89
points
85
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than Xiaomi Mi 8?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 24g lighter
    151gvs175g
  • Wireless charging
  • Weather sealed
  • 5.56% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.7 vs1.8f
  • 6.7mm narrower
    68.1mmvs74.8mm
  • 6mm shorter
    148.9mmvs154.9mm

Why is Xiaomi Mi 8 better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 13.33% more battery power
    3400mAhvs3000mAh
  • 5.06% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • 7.07% bigger screen size
    6.21"vs5.8"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs4GB
  • 2x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs12MP
  • 2.5x more megapixels (front camera)
    20MPvs8MP
  • 192GB more internal storage
    256GBvs64GB
  • 0.4mm thinner
    7.6mmvs8mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

3.weight

151g

175g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8mm

7.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

68.1mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

148.9mm

154.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1080 x 2248px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

568ppi

402ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

5.8"

6.21"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

Huawei Nova 4

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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.GPU clock speed

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

8MP

20MP

Best

ZTE Blade V10 (32GB / 3GB RAM)

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

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/1.7

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.pixel size

1.4µm

1.4µm

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

Vivo iQOO

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

3.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 Y91

4.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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

3000mAh

3400mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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 S8
Xiaomi Mi 8
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi 8

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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