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Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB vs Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB vs Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 8 X01Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB
Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB
6.21"
AMOLED

1080x2248

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Mi 8 X00Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB
6.21"
AMOLED

1080x2248

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB

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!


01 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 256GB
Mi 8 256GBvsMi 8 128GB
 121%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (243GB user available)vs128GB (110GB user available)

00 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Mi 8 128GBvsMi 8 256GB

49 Common items in both devices
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
175 grams (6.13 ounces)
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
Super AMOLED
16 million
1080x2248 pixels
402 PPI
6.21"
(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 12MP
Dual LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
(front) 20 megapixels
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
1024 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face recognition (unlock)
3400 mAh
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNA
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ 41 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
ModelMi 8 256GBMi 8 128GB
Also known as小米8, Xiaomi Mi8 6GB RAM, Xiaomi Dipper小米8, Xiaomi Mi8 6GB RAM, Xiaomi Dipper
Country or region where it's soldChinaHong KongVarious (International)ChinaHong KongTaiwanVarious (International)
Release dateJune, 2018June, 2018
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 154.9 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)74.8 x 154.9 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (243GB user available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.21" inches6.21" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2248 pixels1080x2248 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
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-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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 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
Primary camera / Back cameraXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 1.0µm AF 2x-zoom)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 1.0µm AF 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Front camera20 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.8µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
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, Blue, White, Gold
- MIUI 9.5
- 600nit / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Always-On Display
- Quick Charge 4.0+
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3400 mAh3400 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Mi 8 256GBXiaomi Mi 8 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered