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Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GB vs Apple iPhone 7 128GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GB vs Apple iPhone 7 128GB phones. Which is the best phone?
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Compare Apple iPhone 7 X12Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GB
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GB
6.26"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 7 128GB
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1960
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone 7 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!


12 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GB
Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBvsiPhone 7 128GB
 25%25%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.34Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR4
 146%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2280 pixelsvs750x1334 pixels
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs326 PPI
 33%33%
+Larger screen
6.26"vs4.7"
 42%42%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 5MPvs(back) 12 megapixels
 18%18%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/3" inches
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24 megapixelsvs(front) 7.1 megapixels
Advantage
+Best output for headset
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervsproprietary audio output
 71%71%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3350 mAhvs1960 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

13 Advantages Apple iPhone 7 128GB
iPhone 7 128GBvsMi 8 Youth 6GB/128GB
 22%22%
+Lighter
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
 6%6%
+Thinner
7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 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)
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Sapphire GlassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP67 certifiedvsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices
128GB (110GB user available) / 128GB (119GB user available)
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body, front glass
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (front-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 18 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
BrandXiaomiApple
ModelMi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBiPhone 7 128GB
Also known as小米8 青春版 M1808D2TT, Xiaomi Mi8, Xiaomi Mi 8X, Xiaomi PlatinaiPhone 7 A1660 CDMA, iPhone 7 A1778
Country or region where it's soldChinaVarious (International)
Release dateSeptember, 2018September, 2016
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 156.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.16 in)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoiOS 10
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 12
HardwareXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.34Ghz Dual-Core Hurricane
2Ghz Dual-Core Zephyr
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzPowerVR Series7XT Plus MP6
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (119GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.26" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels750x1334 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedSapphire Glass
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1660)
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
A1660 model:
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1778 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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 A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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/upload300/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.0 1.12µm)
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
Front camera24 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
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 adapterproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
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 supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 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
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
- MIUI
- 19:9 screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only
- New stereo dual-speaker system
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3350 mAh1960 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/128GBApple iPhone 7 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered