86points
79points

Xiaomi Mi 9

78points
76points

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

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Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
86
points
Xiaomi Mi 9
78
points
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

Why is Xiaomi Mi 9 better than Xiaomi Mi 9 SE?

  • 7.49% more battery power
    3300mAhvs3070mAh
  • 12.34% faster CPU speed
    1 x 2.84GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.8GHzvs2 x 2.3 & 6 x 1.8GHz
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    8GBvs6GB
  • 7.04% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.39"vs5.97"
  • 10.14% more megapixels (main camera)
    48MP & 16MP & 12MPvs48 & 13 & 8MP
  • 24x faster downloads
    1200MBits/svs50MBits/s
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    2160 x 60fpsvs2160 x 30fps
  • Has wireless charging
    ?

Why is Xiaomi Mi 9 SE better than Xiaomi Mi 9?

  • 7.2% higher pixel density
    432ppivs403ppi
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 18g lighter
    155gvs173g
  • 0.1mm thinner
    7.5mmvs7.6mm
  • 2x faster uploads
    300MBits/svs150MBits/s
  • 4.2mm narrower
    70.5mmvs74.7mm
  • 10mm shorter
    147.5mmvs157.5mm
  • Has manual exposure
    ?

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Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

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2.weight
?

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62.5g

173g

155g

3.thickness
?

Best

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4.6mm

7.6mm

7.5mm

4.height
?

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67mm

157.5mm

147.5mm

5.width
?

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74.7mm

70.5mm

6.volume
?

Best

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36.17cm³

89.42cm³

77.99cm³

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

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2160 x 4320px

1080 x 2340px

1080 x 2340px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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847ppi

403ppi

432ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
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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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4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

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8"

6.39"

5.97"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version
?

Best

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6

6

5

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.

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Performance

1.RAM speed
?

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

Best

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4266MHz

2133MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 712)

2.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.

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3.RAM
?

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12GB

8GB

6GB

4.CPU speed
?

Best

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8 x 2.6GHz

1 x 2.84GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.8GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

2 x 2.3GHz & 6 x 1.8GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 712)

5.Has integrated graphics
?

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

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6.DirectX version
?

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

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (64GB / 6GB RAM)

12

12 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

12 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 712)

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

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48 & 20 & 16MP

48MP & 16MP & 12MP

48MP & 13MP & 8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (64GB / 6GB RAM)

32MP

20MP

20MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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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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

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1080 x 120fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

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

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2.2 & 1.2f

f/1.8 & f/2.2 & f/2.2

f/1.8 & f/2.4 & f/2.4

6.pixel size (main camera)
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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

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0.8 & 1.12 & 1.75 & 1.75µm

0.8µm & 1µm & 1µm

0.8µm & 1.12µm & 1.12µm

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

Apple iPhone 11 64GB

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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

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Asus ROG Phone II

4

2

2

4.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

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Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

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18000mAh

3300mAh

3070mAh

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.

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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.

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Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Nokia 220 4G Dual SIM

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5.Has an ultra power-saving 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

Apple iPhone 11 64GB

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6.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
2.Supports Java
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Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
3.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.

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Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
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.

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5.download speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G

2048MBits/s

1200MBits/s

50MBits/s

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi 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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Miscellaneous

1.Has a two-stage shutter
?

A two-stage shutter can help you take photos like a pro: just slightly press the button for the lens to focus, and then push it fully to capture the photograph.

For example

Oppo K3 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

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