Samsung has launched its flagship model Note 8 in Sep. Note 8 had good acceptance and attracted 2.5 lacs pre booking. Mi has launched it ever high priced model Mix2 in India. Mi is emerging as consistent threat to Samsung No.1 smart phone brand in India. we shall compare Note 8 Vs Mi MIX2 here.
Xiaomi used to be online brand, but in leadership of Manu Jain has foot print in offline retail as well. Retailers are going ga ga over Mi phones. They are providing most prominent space to Xiaomi including Mi branded Glow sign board.
Though Mi has smartphone leadership in price range under 15 K, It has yet to prove itself as a brand for elite class. Mi has announced MIX2 flash sale from 17th October. it will be available from November for retail sale.
Product Comparison : Note 8 Vs Mi MIX2
Screen Size : Note 8 has bigger screen than Mi Mix2. Screen to body ratio in Note 8 is 83% while it is 80.8% in Mi Mix2.
Network and Bands : Mi MIX2 scores here over Note 8, Mi MIx2 comes with 6 networks mode and 43 global bands.
Protection : Note 8 is protected with Corning Gorilla glass 5, while Mix 2 comes with corning Gorilla glass 4. Note 8 scores over Mi Mix2.
CPU : Mi Mix2 comes with better version Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) than Note 8 Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz).
Chipset : Mi MIX2 comes with Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 while note 8 exhibits Exynos 8895 Octa.
RAM : Mi Mix2 comes in 6 GB and 8 GB RAM versions, Note 8 exhibit 6 GB RAM.
Primary Camera : Note 8 Exhibits 12 mp dual camera with f/1.7 aperture while Mi Mix2 comes with 12 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture. Note 8 scores on better camera over Mix 2.
Charging : Both Note 8 Vs Mi MIX2 comes with USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
Price : Mi MIX2 cost end user Rs. 36 K in India, while for note 8 one has to purse out 67k.
Conclusion : Technically and feature wise Note 8 scores over Mi MIX2, however marginal better score can be ignored for whopping sum of Rs. 30K !
Mi Mix2 has taken calculated risk to position itself as premium segment brand. Price range 30-40k was dominated by Apple and Samsung. Mi has knocked the door very hard.
Detail Product comparison of Note 8 Vs Mi MIX2
|Xiaomi Mi Mix2||Samsung Galaxy Note 8|
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA|
|3G Network||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)||LTE|
|Speed||HSPA, LTE||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps|
|Dimensions||151.8 x 75.5 x 7.7 mm (5.98 x 2.97 x 0.30 in)||162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)|
|Weight||185 g (6.53 oz)||195 g (6.88 oz)|
|Build||Ceramic||Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)||Nano-SIM|
|Display Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size||5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~80.8% screen-to-body ratio)||6.3 inches, 101.1 cm2 (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)||1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~521 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Operating System||Android 7.1 (Nougat)||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835||Exynos 8895 Octa|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz)|
|GPU||Adreno 540||Mali-G71 MP20|
|Card slot||No||microSD, up to 256 GB|
|Internal||64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM||64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Primary Camera||12 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash||Dual 12 MP (26mm, f/1.7, PDAF & 52mm, f/2.4, AF), OIS, autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, check quality|
|Camera Features||1/2.9″ sensor size, 1.25 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama||1/2.55″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size @ 26 mm|
|1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.0 µm pixel size @ 52 mm|
|Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama|
|Video Recording||2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps||2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec., check quality|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p||8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic||– 32-bit/384kHz audio|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE||5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer||Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Other Features||– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)||– Samsung Desktop Experience support|
|– XviD/MP4/H.265 player||– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)|
|– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player||– Qi wireless charging|
|– Photo/video editor||– ANT+ support|
|– Document viewer||– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery|
|Colors||Black, White||Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey,|