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Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB vs Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?
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Compare Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 X10Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
6.26"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
5.99"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/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!


10 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBvsMi Mix 2 64GB
 9%9%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
 6%6%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2280 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.26"vs5.99"
 42%42%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12 megapixels + 5MPvs(back) 12 megapixels
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 14%14%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.9" inches
 5%5%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24 megapixelsvs(front) 5 megapixels
Advantage
+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.1 OreovsAndroid 7.1 Nougat

08 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
Mi Mix 2 64GBvsMi 8 Youth 6GB/64GB
 20%20%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 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
BarometervsNot supported
 1%1%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3400 mAhvs3350 mAh
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
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

30 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
64GB (51GB user available) / 64GB (54GB user available)
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
403 PPI
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter / Type-C reversible connector
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
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
+ 22 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
ModelMi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBMi Mix 2 64GB
Also known as小米8 青春版, Mi8 Youth edition, Xiaomi Mi 8X, Xiaomi PlatinaXiaomi Mi Mix 2 6GB RAM MDE5, Xiaomi Mi Mix Evo
Country or region where it's soldChinaChinaEuropeHong KongIndiaVarious (International)
Release dateSeptember, 2018September, 2017
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 156.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.16 in)75.5 x 151.8 millimeters (2.97 x 5.98 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)185 grams (6.48 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 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (54GB user available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.26" inches5.99" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.8% (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 4
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
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 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2000/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30,34)
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 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/upload300/50 Mbps600/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 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, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.0 1.12µm)
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (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 stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical 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 only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
Front camera24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 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 reversible connector
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 supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 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
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
- MIUI
- 19:9 screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum frame, ceramic back
- MIUI 9
- Fast battery charging 18W
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
- 720p@120fps slow motion
- VoLTE
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3350 mAh3400 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10W9V 2A = 18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 6GB/64GBXiaomi Mi Mix 2 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered