96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

23points

Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Comparison winner
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Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
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140 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
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23
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus better than Xiaomi MI-2 32GB?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 1.7mm thinner
    8.5mmvs10.2mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Wireless charging

Why is Xiaomi MI-2 32GB better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • 44g lighter
    145gvs189g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • 11.8mm narrower
    62mmvs73.8mm
  • 32.1mm shorter
    126mmvs158.1mm
  • 19.66% less body volume
    79.68cm³vs99.17612999999999cm³

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

3.weight

189g

145g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.5mm

10.2mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73.8mm

62mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

158.1mm

126mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

529ppi

342ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
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

6.2"

4.3"

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 S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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 S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

4.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking e-mail will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

8MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
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.front camera megapixels

8MP

2MP

Best

Huawei P30 Lite

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

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

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/2.4 & f/1.5

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

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

2.2 & 1.2f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
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.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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 S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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 S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

3500mAh

3100mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
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
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

4.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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 an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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 S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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 S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Xiaomi MI-2 32GB

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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