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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB) vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Pocophone F1 vs Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro XXiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)05Points
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
6.18"
IPS

1080x2246

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsXiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)Compare Xiaomi Pocophone F1 X
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
6.21"
AMOLED

1080x2248

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)

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!

Pocophone F1 (128GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)vsMi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+403 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs402 PPI
+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
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
182 grams (6.37 ounces)vs+177 grams (6.2 ounces)3%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)16%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2246 pixelsvs+1080x2248 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
6.18"vs+6.21"1%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 5MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP41%
Higher resolution main camera
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.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

39 Common items in both devices
2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
16 million
Dual-LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+32 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
ModelPocophone F1 (128GB)Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Poco F1 (6GB RAM), M1805E10A, Pocofone小米8 Pro, Xiaomi 8 Pro (6GB RAM) M1807E8A, Xiaomi Ursa
Country or region available(Global, International)Brazil(Europe)Hong Kong
(Global, International), Brazil, (Europe), Hong Kong
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release date8/29/20189/1/2018
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.2 x 155.5 millimeters (2.96 x 6.12 in)74.8 x 154.9 millimeters (2.94 x 6.1 in)
Weight182 grams (6.37 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.18" inches6.21" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels1080x2248 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
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/upload1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.01.12µm
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"1.0µmAF2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm 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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.9µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
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 outputNot supportedNot supported
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
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice 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: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Red
- MIUI 9.6 (POCO customization)
- AI camera
- Quick Charge 3.0
- LiquidCool technology
- WiFi display
- Colors: Black (transparent back), Meteorite black, Twilight Gold
- MIUI 10
- 600nit / DCI-P3 / HDR10 display
- Always-On Display
- Quick Charge 4.0+
- WiFi display

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (128GB/6GB)
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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