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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)
5.99"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

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29PointsSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)Compare Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Mi Mix 2 (64GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)vsGalaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
+185 grams (6.48 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)10%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass front, ceramic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+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
2.45GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (54GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)106%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels83%
Higher resolution screen
403 PPIvs+531 PPI32%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.99"vs+6.2"4%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP102%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/2.9" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches14%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3400 mAhvs+3500 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
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, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

27 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+20 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
ModelMi Mix 2 (64GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Mi Mix 2 MDE5 (6GB RAM), Xiaomi Mi Mix EvoGalaxy S9+ SM-G9650/DS (Snapdragon) Dual-sim, SM-G9650/1DL
Country or region availableChina(Europe)Hong KongIndia(Global, International)
China, (Europe), Hong Kong, India, (Global, International)
BrazilChina
Brazil, China
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date9/1/20173/9/2018, Announced: 2/25/2018
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 151.8 millimeters (2.97 x 5.98 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, ceramic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
System versionAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 2.5 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (SDM845) (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.45GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 630 (710MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 265163 (v7), 344891 (v8)
Geekbench: 8393 (4.2)

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.99" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
HDR10
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/50 Mbps1200/150 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 34)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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 supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.9" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
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, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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, White
- MIUI 9
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
- 720p@120fps slow motion
- Miracast
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.28W/kg (head), 1.08W/kg (body)
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