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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB) vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro XSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)14Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)
6.3"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2340

108
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)

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 Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)vsMi 10 Pro (512GB)20 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+195 grams (6.83 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)5%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+1440x2960 pixels69%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+522 PPI35%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs386 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+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
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (115GB available)vs+512GB (485GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
HDR10vs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.3"vs+6.67"6%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 12MP + 8MP + 20MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
Dual-LED flashvs+Triple LED flashAdvantage
The Triple LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches92%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3300 mAhvs+4500 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+50W2 times
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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Note8 Duos SM-N950FD, Samsung BaikalXiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G M2001J1G (512GB + 12GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
China
China
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateAugust, 2017February, 2020
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight195 grams (6.83 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20Qualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (115GB available)
UFS 2.1
512GB (485GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)522 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR1090Hz, 500 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
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/upload1024/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedGlobal version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 7, 28, 77, 78)
China version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 41, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"1.0µm52mm2x-optical-zoomAF
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.050mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
8MP telephotof/2.01.0µmPDAFOIS3.7x-optical-zoom5x-hybrid-zoom
20MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/2.8"1.0µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashTriple LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Grace UX UI
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Alpine White, Solstice Grey
- MIUI 12.5
- Screen protector included
- Dual stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
50W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
30W Qi wireless charging
5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F/DS 128GB)Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (512GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.09W/kg (head) | 1.02W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.69W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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