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Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS) vs Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Xiaomi Mi 8 SE phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 8 SE XSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)07Points
Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)
4.7"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
5.88"
AMOLED

1080x2248

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3120
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)

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!

Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)vsMi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)21 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+132 grams (4.62 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs164 grams (5.74 ounces)
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)3%
Thinner
vs7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core85%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2248 pixels163%
Higher resolution screen
312 PPIvs+424 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.7"vs+5.88"25%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2300 mAhvs+3120 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
7.75Wvs+18W132%
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.
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
ModelGalaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A3 Duos SM-A310M/Dual-Sim小米8 SE, Xiaomi Mi8 SE (64GB+6GB RAM) M1805E2A, Xiaomi Sirius
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
ChinaHong KongTaiwan(Global, International)
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, (Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateJanuary, 2016June, 2018
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)65.2 x 134.5 millimeters (2.57 x 5.3 in)73.09 x 147.28 millimeters (2.88 x 5.8 in)
Weight132 grams (4.62 ounces)164 grams (5.74 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7578 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 616 500Mhz
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.7" inches5.88" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2248 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)312 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 28)LTE Cat15 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.01.12µm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gray, Blue, Red, Gold
- MIUI 9.5
- 18.7:9 / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh3120 mAh
Charger, watts7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310M/DS)Xiaomi Mi 8 SE (64GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.026W/kg (head) | 1.289W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.402W/kg (head) | 0.482W/kg (body)feature not registered
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