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Sony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D) vs Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia acro HD vs Xiaomi Mi 9 SE phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 9 SE XSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)07Points
Sony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)
4.3"
LED

720x1280

12
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1910
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
5.97"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3070
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (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!

Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)7 Advantages Sony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)vsMi 9 SE (128GB)26 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+149 grams (5.22 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs155 grams (5.43 ounces)
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+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
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core133%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+6GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs+7.45 millimeters (0.29 inches)60%
Thinner
TFT LED-Backlit LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels174%
Higher resolution screen
342 PPIvs+432 PPI26%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.3"vs+5.97"39%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 13MP + 8MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.3MPvs+(front) 20MP14 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
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 2.3.7 Gingerbreadvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps55 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1910 mAhvs+3070 mAh61%
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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
2.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+13 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 featuresSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
ModelXperia acro HD (SO-03D)Mi 9 SE (128GB)
Other model namesNTT DoCoMo Sony Ericsson Xperia acro HD SO-03D, Sony Hikari小米9 SE, Xiaomi Mi9 SE 6GB RAM M1903F2A, Xiaomi Grus
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
(Global, International)China
(Global, International), China
BrandSonyXiaomi
Release dateMarch, 2012March, 2019
Depth11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)7.45 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)66 x 126 millimeters (2.6 x 4.96 in)70.5 x 147.5 millimeters (2.78 x 5.81 in)
Weight149 grams (5.22 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaExternal retractable antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.7 GingerbreadAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM826064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SDM712 (10nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core ScorpionOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 220Qualcomm Adreno 616 610Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR26GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.3" inches5.97" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~61.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)342 PPI432 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
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/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 800/850/1700/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, 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
CallingSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
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
CameraSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.41.12µm
8MP telephotof/2.41.12µmPDAF
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAVMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Aqua, Sakura, Ceramic
- 2GB microSD included
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- Sony xLOUD
- PlayNow
- 3D sweep panorama
- Video stabiliser
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Gray, Violet, Blue
- MIUI 10
- HDR10 display
- Quick Charge 4+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1910 mAh3070 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standby24600 minutes | 410 hours | 17.1 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia acro HD (SO-03D)Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (128GB)
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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