Comparison: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

We compare the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 (Price) to the Samsung Galaxy S8 (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 high-end phones.

Here are both mobile phone side by side; the Mi Mix 3 on the left, the Galaxy S8 on the right:

Mi Mix 3 vs Galaxy S8. Size comparison

The back. The Mi Mix 3's dual camera is clearly visible:

Mi Mix 3 vs Galaxy S8. View of main cameras

Mi Mix 3 vs Galaxy S8


Main features and specification at a glance:

Mi Mix 3

  • Introduced
    November 2018
  • Category
    High-end
  • OS
    Android 9 (Pie)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    6.39" - 1080 x 2340
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    157.8x74.7x8.5mm³
  • Weight
    218g
  • Price*
    c. $549.00
  • Datasheet
    Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

  • Introduced
    April 2017
  • Category
    High-end
  • OS
    Android 7 (Nougat)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    5.8" - 1440 x 2960
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    148.9x68.1x8mm³
  • Weight
    155g
  • Price*
    c. $799.00
  • Datasheet
    Samsung Galaxy S8

* Cheapest model when introduced.

Let's compare features and specs in more detail, with the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 again in the left and the Samsung Galaxy S8 in the right column. Body comes first:

BODY & DIMENSIONS

Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

BodyAluminum and GlassAluminum and Glass
Dims157.8 x 74.7 x 8.5mm³148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm³
Weight218g155g
Colors Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color
ProtectionKeine AngabeIP68

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Smartphone Stand Cradle Portrait Landscape.

DISPLAY

Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

Horizontal1.080px.1.440px.
Vertical2.340px.2.960px.
Ratio19.5:918:9
Diagonal (in.)6.39"5.8"
Diagonal (mm)162mm147mm
Density403ppi568ppi
TypeAMOLEDSuper 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 Mix 3

Galaxy S8

Processor/SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845Samsung Exynos 8895
CPU cores88
Clock rate2.800MHz2.300MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 630ARM Mali G71 MP20
GPU cores?20
RAM*10GB4GB
ROM*256GB64GB
Expandable-max. 256GB

* Maximum

PHONE, RADIO & NAVIGATION

Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

SIMNanoNano
Slots*22
GPRS 2G**44
UMTS 3G**45
LTE 4G**1222
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 Mix 3

Galaxy S8

Main cameraDualSingle
    Focal length26mm26mm
    F-stopF1.8F1.7
    Resolution12 MP12 MP
    Stabilizer
    Zoom2.0x-
Selfie camera
    Resolution24 MP8 MP
Slow motion
Time lapse
RAW format
Panorama
HDR
Macro
Geotagging

VIDEO

Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

Main camera3840 x 21603840 x 2160
...max FPS6030
4K video
Selfie camera1920 x 10801920 x 1080
...max FPS3030

SENSORS

Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

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

CONNECTIVITY

Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

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

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TBI Pro Bluetooth Headphones.

BATTERY

Mi Mix 3

Galaxy S8

Size3.2003.000
Quick Charge
Wireless Charge
Removable

Our rating of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

No rating available.

Our rating of the Samsung Galaxy S8

No rating available.

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