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Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro XApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)20Points
Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)
5.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2227
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)Compare Apple iPhone 12 mini X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 12 mini (128GB)20 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)vsRedmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core15%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (111GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+133 grams (4.66 ounces)50%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)19%
Thinner
vs8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front/back
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+477 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.6 (aperture)19%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+20W11%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsP2i certified
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.4"vs+6.53"21%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 20MP62%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2227 mAhvs+4500 mAh102%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

27 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+20 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
ModeliPhone 12 mini (128GB)Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Other model namesiPhone 12 mini A2176, A2398, A2399, A2400Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2020September, 2019
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)64.2 x 131.5 millimeters (2.53 x 5.18 in)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)
Weight133 grams (4.66 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
System (OS)Apple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Operating systemiOS 14Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4ARM Mali-G76 MC4 800Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.4" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)477 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR1060Hz, 500 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2176 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2398 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2399, A2400 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkA2176 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2398, A2399, A2400 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2227 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 12 mini (128GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.15W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)1W/kg (head) | 1.47W/kg (body)
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