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Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB) vs Apple iPhone XS (256GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro vs Apple iPhone XS phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPhone XS X11Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)
Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro X13Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

7.1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2658
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone XS (256GB)

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! Comment!


11 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)
Mi 9T Pro (128GB)vsiPhone XS (256GB)
 28%28%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 10%10%
+Larger screen
6.39"vs5.8"
 188%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 13MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
 28%28%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 181%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20MPvs(front) 7.1MP
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
 50%50%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2658 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

13 Advantages Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
iPhone XS (256GB)vsMi 9T Pro (128GB)
 124%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (244GB user available)vs128GB (109GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vsUFS 2.1
 8%8%
+Lighter
177 grams (6.2 ounces)vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
 14%14%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Stainless steel body, glass front/backvsAluminum frame, glass front/back
 8%8%
+Higher resolution screen
1125x2436 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 15%15%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
463 PPIvs403 PPI
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsDual LED 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
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
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

30 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
1024 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Scratch-resistant glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
ModelMi 9T Pro (128GB)iPhone XS (256GB)
Also known asXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (Global) M1903F11G (6GB RAM), Redmi K20 ProiPhone Xs A1920, A2097, A2098, A2100
Country or region availableEuropeHong KongTaiwanVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateAugust, 2019September, 2018
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.3 x 156.7 millimeters (2.93 x 6.17 in)70.9 x 143.6 millimeters (2.79 x 5.65 in)
Weight191 grams (6.69 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 12
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 13
HardwareXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB user available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (244GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.39" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1125x2436 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI463 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100All models:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A2100 model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16
VoLTE

A1920/A2100 models:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19,20,25,26,29,30,32,66,71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2097 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,25,26,28,29,30,32,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2098 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,21,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,42,46)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Main camera(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP telephoto (f/2.4 53mm 1/4" 1.12µm PDAF 2x-zoom)
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 12mm 1/3" 1.12µm)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP f/2.4 52mm 1.0µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Front camera20 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Carbon black, Flame red, Glacier blue
- MIUI 10
- HDR display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Quick Charge 4+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh2658 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)27Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (128GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered