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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)25Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsXiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 X
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
6.26"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3350
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)

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 S8 (SM-G950U)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)vsMi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)8 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2960 pixels73%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+568 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+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/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+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
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
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
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (110GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
5.8"vs+6.26"8%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP39%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 24MP198%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
3000 mAhvs+3350 mAh12%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
+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 featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 G950U Unlocked (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream小米8 青春版 M1808D2TT, Xiaomi Mi8, Xiaomi Mi 8X, Xiaomi Platina
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China
China
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateApril, 2017September, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)75.8 x 156.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.16 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)169 grams (5.92 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: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
128GB (110GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.8" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps300/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
• 12 megapixels
• 5MP depth sensor (f/2.0 1.12µm)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, 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
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
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
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
- MIUI
- 19:9 screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
5V/2A=10W
Battery capacity3000 mAh3350 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth (128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.75W/kg (head) | 0.93W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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