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Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB) vs Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 8 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 8 XXiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)19Points
Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
6.21"
AMOLED

1080x2248

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)

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 X4 Pro (Global 256GB)19 Advantages Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)vsMi 8 (128GB)15 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (222GB available)102%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (110GB available)
+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
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 pixels7%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2248 pixels
+6.67"7%
Larger screen
vs6.21"
+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.52" inches68%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+5000 mAh47%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3400 mAh
+67W3 times
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.
vs18W
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+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
+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)17%
Lighter
8.12 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
395 PPIvs+402 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-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 (4-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
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.
(front) 16MPvs+(front) 20MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+18 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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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
ModelPoco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Mi 8 (128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi POCO X4 Pro 5G (108MP camera)小米8, Xiaomi Mi8 6GB RAM, Xiaomi Dipper
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)ChinaHong KongTaiwan
(Global, International), China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release date3/23/2022, Announced: 2/28/20226/1/2018
Depth8.12 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 164.19 millimeters (3 x 6.46 in)74.8 x 154.9 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceMIUI 13 for POCOfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 (SM6375) (6nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 660 Gold
1.7GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 660 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 619 (840MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 335353 (v8), 384646 (v9)
Geekbench: 2063 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 17fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (222GB available)
UFS 2.2
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.67" inches6.21" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2248 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz60Hz
Display features700nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
DCI-P3
Touch rate: 360Hz
600nits[typ]
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
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
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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 networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.456mm1/3.4"1.0µmAF2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.52" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakersSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
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

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.1 + 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, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts67W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4+
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (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: Laser Black, Laser Blue, Poco Yellow- Colors: Black, Blue, White, Gold
- MIUI 9.5
- Always-On Display
- WiFi display

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro (Global 256GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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