87points

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition

71points

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
87
points
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
71
points
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Why is Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition better than Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro?

  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 17.19% faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs1024MBits/s
  • 2g lighter
    175gvs177g
  • 4x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
    ?
  • Supports slow motion video recording

Why is Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro better than Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition?

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
?

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

For example

Doogee S55

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
2.Weather sealed
?

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

For example

Doogee S55

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
3.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

7.6mm

7.6mm

4.weight
?

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

175g

177g

5.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

154.9mm

154.9mm

6.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

74.8mm

74.8mm

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1080 x 2248px

1080 x 2248px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

402ppi

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.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

6.21"

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

Doogee S55

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
6.Has an AMOLED display
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AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Performance

1.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.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
2.GPU clock speed
?

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

Best

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4s

1300MHz

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

3.RAM speed
?

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

Best

Huawei Nova 5

4266MHz

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4.DirectX version
?

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

Best

Huawei Nova 5 Pro

12

12 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

12 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

5.Has integrated graphics
?

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

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
6.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Cameras

1.megapixels
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

2.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.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
3.front camera megapixels
?

Best

Huawei Nova 5 Pro

32MP

20MP

20MP

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

Honor 20 Pro

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

5.has a flash
?

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

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
?

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

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

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

Doogee S80

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
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.

For example

Huawei Nova 5 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
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

Huawei Nova 5 Pro

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
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

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

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.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
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.

For example

Doogee S70 Lite

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Doogee X70

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
5.Has an ultra power save mode
?

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

Sony Xperia L2 Dual SIM

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
6.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
2.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.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
3.Supports Java
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
4.Is free and open source
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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.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
6.Has sharing intents
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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.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

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