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Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GB vs Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GB vs Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi A2 (Mi 6X) X08Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GB
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GB
6.26"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
5.99"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB

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!


08 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GB
Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBvsMi A2 64GB
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 116%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2280 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.26"vs5.99"
 14%14%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.9" inches
 19%19%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24 megapixelsvs(front) 20 megapixels
 12%12%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3350 mAhvs3000 mAh

09 Advantages Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Mi A2 64GBvsMi 8 Lite 6GB/128GB
 2%2%
+Lighter
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
 88%88%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 20MPvs(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 5MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameravsLED flash
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body, front glass
TFT LCD IPS / LTPS IPS LCD
16 million
403 PPI
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 23 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
ModelMi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBMi A2 64GB
Also known as小米8 Lite 6GB RAM, Xiaomi Mi8 Lite, Xiaomi PlatinaXiaomi A2 M1804D2SG 4GB/64GB, 小米6X, Xiaomi Wayne
Country or region where it's soldEuropeTaiwanVarious (International)IndiaVarious (International)
Release dateSeptember, 2018July, 2018
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 156.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.16 in)75.4 x 158.7 millimeters (2.97 x 6.25 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.26" inches5.99" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,20,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.0 1.12µm)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
20MP (f/1.8 1/2.8" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital 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 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Front camera24 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels5164x3872 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
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)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
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
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
- MIUI
- 19:9 screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Red, Rose Gold
- Android One
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Back camera sensor: Sony IMX486/IMX376
- Front camera sensor: Sony IMX376
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3350 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10W5V/2A=10W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite 6GB/128GBXiaomi Mi A2 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered