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Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB) vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 8 Plus XXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)19Points
Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5160
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsApple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)Compare Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC X
Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2691
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (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!

Poco X3 NFC (128GB)19 Advantages Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)vsiPhone 8 Plus (256GB)15 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.67"21%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 13MP + 2MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+1/1.73" inches73%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+(front) 20MP181%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5160 mAh92%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2691 mAh
+33W120%
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 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
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
128GB (106GB available)vs+256GB (245GB available)131%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
215 grams (7.53 ounces)vs+202 grams (7.07 ounces)6%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)25%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
395 PPIvs+401 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Dual-LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps28%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
IP53 certifiedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
ModelPoco X3 NFC (128GB)iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Poco X3 NFC M2007J20CG, M2007J20CTiPhone 8 Plus A1863 (CDMA), iPhone 8+ A1905 (GSM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiApple
Release dateSeptember, 2020September, 2017
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)76.8 x 165.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.51 in)78.1 x 158.4 millimeters (3.07 x 6.24 in)
Weight215 grams (7.53 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 11
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 14
HardwareXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SM7150-AC (8nm)64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618Apple GPU MP3
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (245GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.67" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
Display features120Hz, 450 nits, HDR1060Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
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 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1863 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100A1863 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1905 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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, 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
CallingXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (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
CameraXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.2119º1.0µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.81/3.6"57mm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
2ª cameraXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor size1/3.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.1 + 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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
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 (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Cobalt Blue, Shadow Gray
- MIUI 12
- LiquidCool 1.0 heat pipe
- Silicone Case included
- Screen protector included
- Dual stereo speakers
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Google Pay
- Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- NFC Apple Pay only
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5160 mAh2691 mAh
Charger, watts33W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Poco X3 NFC (128GB)Apple iPhone 8 Plus (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.77W/kg (head) | 0.61W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.56W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)feature not registered
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