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Samsung Wave (GT-S8500) vs Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Wave vs Xiaomi Mi 11i phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 11i XSamsung Wave (GT-S8500)05Points
Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)
3.3"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

384MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
25PointsXiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)Compare Samsung Wave X
Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4520
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)

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!

Wave (GT-S8500)5 Advantages Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)vsMi 11i (256GB)25 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+118 grams (4.13 ounces)66%
Lighter
vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
+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
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1GHz 32bit Single-Corevs+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core4 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
384MB LPDDRvs+8GB LPDDR520 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
2GB (390MB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)603 times
More internal storage for applications and files
10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)40%
Thinner
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
480x800 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
283 PPIvs+395 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.3"vs+6.67"102%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 5MP24 times
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 0.3MPvs+(front) 20MP64 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)35 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
3000 apps (Samsung Apps)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)1166 times
More apps available to download and use
3G HSUPAvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 3.6 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 3500 Mbps971 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+4520 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
3.0 + A2DPvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
HTML, XHTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

16 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+9 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
ModelWave (GT-S8500)Mi 11i (256GB)
Other model namesSamsung S8500 Wave I, GT-S8500BXiaomi Mi 11i (256GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date4/21/20104/1/2021, Announced: 3/29/2021
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)56 x 118 millimeters (2.2 x 4.65 in)76.4 x 163.7 millimeters (3.01 x 6.44 in)
Weight118 grams (4.13 ounces)196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
System versionBada 1.0Android 11
Firmware updateBada 2.0feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
Chipset32bit - Samsung S5PC110 Hummingbird64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex A8
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX540Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
RAM memory384MB LPDDR8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage2GB (390MB available)256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size3.3" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~46.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)283 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, 900nits[typ], 1300nits[peak]
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload3.6/2 Mbps3500/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2119°
5MP macrof/2.450mm1/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.52" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredSupported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supported4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationfeature not registered2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMV, Xvid, DivXMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
TV output3.5mm (same audio output)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portfeature not registeredSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh4520 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging33W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy7 hoursfeature not registered
Standby550 hours (22.9 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Ebony Gray
- 1GB microSD
- mDNIe technology
- Samsung TouchWiz 3.0
- Samsung Voice & Motion UI
- DNSe
- Java framework
- Colors: Cosmic Black, Celestial Silver, Frosty White
- MIUI 12
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Wave (GT-S8500)Xiaomi Mi 11i (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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