Comparison: Xiaomi Mi 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A70

We compare the Xiaomi Mi 8 (Price) to the Samsung Galaxy A70 (Price): Which smartphone has the better camera and the larger display? Which has more memory, better features and a larger battery? We look at all differences.

Both smartphones can be categorized as mid-range phones.

Here are both mobile phone side by side; the Mi 8 on the left, the Galaxy A70 on the right:

Mi 8 vs Galaxy A70. Size comparison

The back. The Mi 8's dual camera is clearly visible:

Mi 8 vs Galaxy A70. View of main cameras

Mi 8 vs Galaxy A70


Main features and specification at a glance:

Mi 8

  • Introduced
    June 2018
  • Category
    Mid-range
  • OS
    Android 8 (Oreo)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    6.2" - 1080 x 2248
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    154.9x74.8x7.6mm³
  • Weight
    175g
  • Price*
    c. $549.00
  • Datasheet
    Xiaomi Mi 8

Galaxy A70

  • Introduced
    April 2019
  • Category
    Mid-range
  • OS
    Android 9 (Pie)
  • Body
    Plastic
  • Display
    6.7" - 1080 x 2400
  • Main camera
    32 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    164.3x76.7x7.9mm³
  • Weight
    183g
  • Price*
    c. $399.00
  • Datasheet
    Samsung Galaxy A70

* Cheapest model when introduced.

Let's compare features and specs in more detail, with the Xiaomi Mi 8 again in the left and the Samsung Galaxy A70 in the right column. Body comes first:

BODY & DIMENSIONS

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

BodyAluminum and GlassPlastic
Dims154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6mm³164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9mm³
Weight175g183g
Colors Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Samsung Body Color
ProtectionKeine AngabeKeine Angabe

Recommendation: For easy hands free operation, have a look at the practical full-metal Lamicall Smartphone Stand:

Smartphone Stand Cradle Portrait Landscape.

DISPLAY

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

Horizontal1.080px.1.080px.
Vertical2.248px.2.400px.
Ratio18:920:9
Diagonal (in.)6.2"6.7"
Diagonal (mm)157mm170mm
Density402ppi393ppi
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED

Recommendation: For cleaning LCD and OLED displays, pre-moistened wipes give the best results. We recommend the iCloth Cleaning Wipes:

Smartphone LCD OLED Display Cloth Cleaner

HARDWARE

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

Processor/SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845Snapdragon 675
CPU cores88
Clock rate2.800MHz2.000MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 630Adreno 612
GPU cores??
RAM*8GB6GB
ROM*128GB128GB
Expandable-max. 512GB

* Maximum

PHONE, RADIO & NAVIGATION

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

SIMNanoNano
Slots*22
GPRS 2G**44
UMTS 3G**44
LTE 4G**1411
Wlan (802.11)a, b, g, n, aca, b, g, n, ac
Bluetooth5.05.0
NFC
GPS
Glonass
Beidou
Galileo

* Maximum
** Bands

Recommendation: Fantastic sound quality and maximum portablility in a sleek package. We recommend the Bluetooth-connected Bose SoundLink Mini:

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker iPhone Android.

PHOTO

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

Main cameraDualTriple
    Focal length26mm12mm
    F-stopF1.8F1.7
    Resolution12 MP32 MP
    Stabilizer
    Zoom2.0x2.2x
Selfie camera
    Resolution20 MP32 MP
Slow motion
Time lapse
RAW format
Panorama
HDR
Macro
Geotagging

VIDEO

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

Main camera3840 x 21603840 x 2160
...max FPS3030
4K video
Selfie camera1920 x 10801920 x 1080
...max FPS3030

SENSORS

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Pressure
Hall effect
RGB light
Barometer
Magnetometer
Proximity
Iris
Heart rate
Fingerprint

CONNECTIVITY

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

USB 2
USB 3
USB conn.USB-CUSB-C
USB OTG
Headphones
Infrared

Recommendation: No more cable and adapter mess with these smart wireless earbuds. TheTBI Pro Bluetooth phones work up to six hours on a single charge:

TBI Pro Bluetooth Headphones.

BATTERY

Mi 8

Galaxy A70

Size3.4004.500
Quick Charge
Wireless Charge
Removable

Our rating of the Xiaomi Mi 8

No rating available.

Our rating of the Samsung Galaxy A70

No rating available.

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