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Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite vs Samsung Galaxy M31 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M31 XXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)10Points
Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4030
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)Compare Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite X
Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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Mi 9 Lite (128GB)10 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)vsGalaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (109GB available)122%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+179 grams (6.27 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
+8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+18W20%
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.
vs15W
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
6.39"vs+6.4"1%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP41%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4030 mAhvs+6000 mAh49%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

37 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
UFS 2.1
Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
403 PPI
+30 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
ModelMi 9 Lite (128GB)Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesXiaomi 9 Lite M1904F3BG (Global), Xiaomi PyxisGalaxy M315F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
India
India
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019March, 2020
Depth8.67 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 156.8 millimeters (2.93 x 6.17 in)75.1 x 159.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
HardwareXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 616 500MhzARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (49GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.39" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, 430 nits, HDR860Hz, 420 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 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)
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 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 Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 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
CameraXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"13mm
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm 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
2ª cameraXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.6µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, White
- MIUI 10
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Ocean Blue, Space Black, Red
- One UI 2.0, 3.1
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4030 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi 9 Lite (128GB)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.19W/kg (head) | 1.15W/kg (body)0.52W/kg (head) | 0.69W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.42W/kg (head) | 1.4W/kg (body)0.482W/kg (head) | 1.127W/kg (body)
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