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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650 phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus X06Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
6.39"
AMOLED

1080x2340

12
MP

24mp

10GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 X20Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650

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!


06 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBvsGalaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
 67%67%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
10GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (240GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glass, ceramic backvsAluminum frame, front/back glass
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.39"vs6.2"
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 24MP + 2MPvs(front) 8MP
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)

20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650vsMi Mix 3 10GB/256GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 15%15%
+Lighter
189 grams (6.62 ounces)vs218 grams (7.63 ounces)
 69%69%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 32%32%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs403 PPI
 1%1%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 9%9%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3200 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face recognition (unlock)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
BrandXiaomiSamsung
ModelMi Mix 3 10GB/256GBGalaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Also known as小米MIX 3, Xiaomi Mix 3 Special edition 10GB RAM + 256GBGalaxy S9+ SM-G9650/DS (Snapdragon) Dual-sim
Country or region where it's soldChinaLatin AmericaChina
Release dateNovember, 2018February, 2018
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)74.69 x 157.89 millimeters (2.94 x 6.22 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight218 grams (7.63 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, ceramic backAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory10GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (240GB user available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.39" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual 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)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal version:
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat11
VoLTE

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

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
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/upload600/50 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
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 / back cameraXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP 1/3.4" 1.0µm telephoto
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical 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 Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Front camera(dual front camera)
24 megapixels
2MP depth sensor
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5656x4224 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
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 supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
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 recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Forbidden City Special Edition (blue)
- MIUI 10
- 600nit + HDR display
- Mechanical pop-up front camera
- Quick Charge 3.0 18W (cable)
- Quick Charge 4.0+ 10W (wireless)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3200 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 10GB/256GBSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G9650
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.28 W/Kg (head) | 1.08 W/Kg (body)