93points

Samsung Galaxy S9

50points

Xiaomi Mi 4

Comparison winner
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Xiaomi Mi 4
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138 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Xiaomi Mi 4

Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4
93
points
50
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 better than Xiaomi Mi 4?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 0.4mm thinner
    8.5mmvs8.9mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Wireless charging
  • Has NFC

Why is Xiaomi Mi 4 better than Samsung Galaxy S9?

  • 2.67% more battery power
    3080mAhvs3000mAh
  • 8.33% more megapixels (main camera)
    13MPvs12MP
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • 14g lighter
    149gvs163g
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 0.2mm narrower
    68.5mmvs68.7mm
  • 8.5mm shorter
    139.2mmvs147.7mm
  • Has out-of-order execution

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

3.weight

163g

149g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.5mm

8.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

68.7mm

68.5mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

147.7mm

139.2mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

3.screen size

5.8"

5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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.

5.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

6.has an IPS screen
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

3 (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))

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

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

13MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

8MP

Best

Huawei P30 Lite

32MP

4.widest aperture

f/1.5

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

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

6.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

3.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

Xiaomi Mi Play

4.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

3080mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Xiaomi Mi 4

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

For example

Punkt. MP02

4.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Xiaomi Mi 4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Xiaomi Mi 4
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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
Xiaomi Mi 4
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S9
Xiaomi Mi 4

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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