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Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB vs Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB vs Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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28 Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB vs 07 Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB

Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB





64bit Dual


(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

28 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB

Mi 8 128GBvsiPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 5 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs64GB
175 grams (6.13 ounces)vs331 grams (11.59 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
402 PPIvs324 PPI
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 12MPvs(back) 5 megapixels
Advantage+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesDigital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 15 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20 megapixelsvs(front) 1.2 megapixels
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-AvsNot supported
Advantage+Faster for surfing the internet and download files(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(Not supported)
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceFace recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
Advantage+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvsNot supported
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFCvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 5vsNot supported

07 Advantages Apple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB

iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GBvsMi 8 128GB
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs1080x2248 pixels
+Larger screen
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6350 mAhvs3400 mAh
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableProprietary TV-outvsNot supported


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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
ModelMi 8 128GBiPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Also known as小米8, Xiaomi Mi8 6GB RAM, Xiaomi DipperApple iPad Mini 3 A1599 WiFi, iPad A1599
Country or region where it's soldChinaHong KongTaiwanVarious (International)feature not registered
Release dateJune, 2018October, 2014
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 154.9 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)134.7 x 200 millimeters (5.3 x 7.87 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)331 grams (11.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoiOS 8.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
1.3Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzPowerVR G6430 MP4
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.21" inches7.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2248 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Not supported
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbpsfeature not registered
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedfeature not registered
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
Primary camera / Back cameraXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 1.0µm AF 2x-zoom)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Front camera20 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC, M4A
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, White, Gold
- MIUI 9.5
- 600nit / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Always-On Display
- Quick Charge 4.0+
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black on gray, White on silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating on Retina display
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)
- Aluminium body
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter and Facebook
- Lightning connector port
- OpenGL ES 3.0
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh6350 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Mi 8 128GBApple iPad mini 3 WiFi 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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