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Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB) vs Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite vs Google Pixel 2 XL phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 2 XL XXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)14Points
Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4030
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Compare Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite X
Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3520
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)

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Mi 9 Lite (128GB)14 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)vsPixel 2 XL (128GB)11 Advantages Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+6.39"6%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4030 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3520 mAh
+18W71%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs10.5W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.35GHz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)2%
Lighter
8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)10%
Thinner
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1440x2880 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
403 PPIvs+537 PPI33%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

33 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
+26 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
ModelMi 9 Lite (128GB)Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi 9 Lite M1904F3BG (Global), Xiaomi PyxisGoogle Pixel 2 XL G011C, Google Pixel XL2, LG Taimen
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiGoogle
Release date9/1/201910/1/2017
Depth8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 156.8 millimeters (2.93 x 6.17 in)76.7 x 157.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 616 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.39" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1440x2880 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI537 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 430nits[typ]
HDR8
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps800/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"13mm
2MP depthf/2.4
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.6µm pixel1.4µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4030 mAh3520 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Blue, White
- MIUI 10
- Colors: Just Black, Black/White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.19W/kg (head), 1.15W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.42W/kg (head), 1.4W/kg (body)feature not registered
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