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Compare Xiaomi Mi6 with other flagships

Compare Xiaomi Mi6 with other flagships

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Compare Xiaomi Mi6 with other flagships

Company Xiaomi recently so surprised with their smartphones that their innovations await with no less interest than the iPhone or Galaxy S. Released in April of this year, the flagship Xiaomi Mi6 is no exception. The main superiority, which has Xiaomi is able to offer the product with top-end specifications at a lower price than the competition. For example, the company has borrowed an idea from the previously released iPhone 7 Plus and Mi6 have also provided a dual camera. Moreover, among the obtained images to both the smartphone distinguish a clear leader difficult. More detailed information about the camera of the Xiaomi Mi6 are provided in a separate material.

Major breakthrough this year in the smartphone market was the use of the new Snapdragon processor 835. The first who used it, and became Samsung and Xiaomi.

Therefore, for comparison, the Xiaomi Mi6 with other flagships take smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8 and starting from pricing, more close to the Mi6 OnePlus 3T.

The contents

Xiaomi Mi6, Samsung Galaxy S8, OnePlus 3T

Equipment smartphones

Let’s start the comparison with the configuration of each device. Most rich got Galaxy S8, inside the box are: a paper clip to extract the SIM and microSD slots, USB cable, power adapter, headphones, set the embouchure, the USB Type-C microUSB, OTG adapter and a user manual.

A little more modest, but also decent equipment the Xiaomi Mi6: USB cable, power adapter, adapter with USB Type-C 3.5 mm Jack, silicon case for smartphone, extractor and manual. In my opinion, headphones are more interesting and appealing thing, rather than a silicone case, which is not everyone.

Complete with OnePlus 3T in the box are charger Dash (4A, 5V), USB Type-C cable, user manual, branded sticker OnePlus/Dash, clip for SIM tray and screen protector, already pasted on smartphone.

Thus, each smartphone has all the necessary attributes, as Samsung and Xiaomi stood out nice additions.


Comparison of display

Having undertaken to compare the screens of smartphones, pre-allocated Samsung S8. Display characteristics of the flagship in the lead. Aspect ratio panel Galaxy S8 — 180×50×90 mm, curved display almost completely covers the front panel, leaving only a thin strip on the top and bottom for the speaker, camera and microphone. The maximum screen resolution among the three brands also remains Samsung is 1440×2960 pixels. Diagonal Super AMOLED QHD+ screen Galaxy S8 is equal to 5,8″, the sensor is protected by Corning Gorilla glass 5.

Экран Samsung Galaxy S8

Great advantages in the upgraded flagship is designed by Mi6 mode reduced brightness to prevent eye strain. Screen with a diagonal of 5.15″, made by IPS technology, the display Xiaomi Mi6 has less resolution than Samsung Galaxy S8, it is 1080×1920 pixels.

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Экран Xiaomi Mi6The same resolution as that of Mi6, has OnePlus 3T. Its diagonal Optic AMOLED Full HD display is 5.5″. Screen smartphone is protected less durable glass than the Samsung S8 — Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

Экран OnePlus 3T

The comparison of the buildings of smartphones

Housings Mi6 smartphones and Galaxy S8 is executed in a similar style. Back cover is made of glass Gorilla Glass and has a metal frame. OnePlus 3T does not change the traditions, and like its predecessors, has a metal body.

Although the thickness and diagonal (7,30 mm, 5?8″) Galaxy S8 more Xiaomi Mi6 (6.8 mm and 5,15″), in the hand the difference is almost not felt. And at a diagonal of 5.5″ OnePlus 3T is the average among smartphones, the thickness of 7.35 mm. it is Obvious that the petite girl’s hand is most adapted dimensions Mi6.

What is missing in OnePlus 3T is protection from water, unlike the other two smartphones compare. Xiaomi Mi6 and Galaxy S8 are protected from dust and moisture, but it is different from them. So Mi6 is only splash-proof, unlike the S8 which has a degree of protection IP68 and can withstand short-term immersion in water. In this category, the leader is obvious – Samsung.

The performance of the devices

The presentation of the Xiaomi Mi6 and Galaxy S8 took place approximately at the same time and, as previously mentioned, stood out both phones to the latest version of Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 835. Later S8 to specific regions were released with the Exynos chip from Samsung 8895, not inferior to Snapdragon 835. The bottom line is that both processors are capable of transmitting data at Gigabit speed on the LTE standard, as produced by a 10-nm FinFET process technology. Although the OnePlus flagship is a leader in the medium price segment, its Snapdragon 821 inferior to Xiaomi.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835The test results of AnTuTu is better, Xiaomi Mi6. Graphic specifications Samsung Galaxy Mi6 and S8 are the same — Adreno 540 GPU, and better than the OnePlus 3T, equipped with the Adreno 530.

Mi6 released for Android 7.1.1 and Galaxy S8 and OnePlus 3T — Android 7.0. Xiaomi Mi6 works on the basis of its own shell MIUI, it may not seem as attractive as the shell Galaxy S8, but Xiaomi promises to surprise users with its new firmware MIUI 9.

Of additional advantages, which you can remember in the Samsung Galaxy S8, the presence of additional buttons on the left side of the body, responsible for the activation of helper Bixby. Also attracts the attention of the technology is Always On Display (similar to Active Display from Motorola) that is used to display on the screen (disabling this feature results in savings of 10% charge).

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Дополнительная кнопка у Galaxy S8

Compare cameras smartphones

Camera let’s start with the Xiaomi Mi6, the smartphone has the most advanced dual 12-megapixel camera, among the flagships. Inheriting the idea of previously released iPhone 7 Plus, Xiaomi introduced into Mi6 two main chambers, one plays the role of wide-angle, telephoto and second. The parameters of the first camera Mi 6: focal length 27 mm, aperture f/1.8, has optical stabilization. Features second camera: focal length 52 mm, f/2.6, but no stabilization.

Samsung Galaxy S8 is equipped with a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel camera with a focal length 26mm, aperture of f/1.7 and optical stabilization.

The main 16-megapixel camera OnePlus 3T sensor Sony IMX298 features: phase detection autofocus, optical image stabilization, 1.12 µm f/2.0 and LED flash.

Sample photos

Of the features with almost the same characteristics of the cameras of the Galaxy S8 and the first Mi6, the pictures in low light came out better the Samsung. This is due to the fact that S8 is the physical size of photometric and the pixel in the matrix more, so each pixel gets more light under similar conditions.

Separate the ability to capture on the Xiaomi Mi6 portraits with the background blurred. The correct operation of the pictures come out like the photos with SLR cameras.

Make an interim conclusion that if you ask to choose a good camera in your smartphone, you should pay attention on Xiaomi Mi6.

In comparison the front camera is allocated a 16-megapixel camera OnePlus 3T Samsung 3P8SP, the pictures from it come out very high quality. But among the 8-megapixel camera Xiaomi Mi6 and Galaxy S8 camera features Samsung better. It has video resolution 1440p, unlike Xiaomi with a limit of 1080p.

Fingerprint scanner

All three smartphones have a fingerprint scanner with your finger. A more practical location for it is considered as such Mi6 have Xiaomi and OnePlus 3T where the button is located under the display in the center. During testing of complaints about the scanner was triggered instantly. But the developers of Samsung Galaxy S8 has decided to allocate its flagship and positioned the fingerprint scanner next to the main camera on the rear panel of the device. This decision can hardly be called successful, because often you get a finger in the camera lens and leave fingerprints where you shouldn’t be. Instead of a fingerprint scanner in the Galaxy S8 you can use the scanner of the iris, but also with its nuances. First, in the dark or in low light it doesn’t work, and secondly, set a goal, it can be deceiving, holding to the scanner is printed in high quality photographic eye.

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Fingerprint scanner and eyes the Galaxy S8

Comparison of batteries

Based on the characteristics, the most powerful battery from 3T — 3400 mAh, Mi6 — 3350 mAh and the weakest battery in the S8 — 3000 mAh.

But with a more energy-efficient 10-nm processor Xiaomi Mi6 runs the longest. The smartphone also supports quick charging Quick Charge 3.0. For half an hour he’s charging at 56%, 90% per hour for half an hour. As shown by experiments, the maximum brightness of the screen display is in the works for about five hours.

Galaxy S8 supports wireless charging and fast charging technology. Also developed new modes of energy saving, which if necessary will increase the time of the smartphone. In practice, at maximum brightness Galaxy S8 is capable of playing video for 18-19 hours.

The battery capacity of OnePlus 3T 400 mAh more than its predecessor. With a more powerful chipset Snapdragon 821 display is in operation from 3.5 to 4.5 hours, depending on the workload of the device. 3T supports high-speed charging Dash Charge by using power supply with an output voltage of 5V and current up to 4A. Up to 60% of the infected smartphone for half an hour and an hour to full capacity.

Comparative table of characteristics


Xiaomi Mi6

Samsung Galaxy S8

OnePlus 3T

Operating system

Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Android OS, 7.0 (Nougat)

Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)


Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8998 835

Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8998 835 (USA)/ Exynos Octa 8895 (Europe)

Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8996 821

Dimensions, mm


Of 148.9×68,1×8,0



168 g

155 g

158 g

Screen size




Screen resolution




The camera resolution

12 MP is the main (double); 8 MP — front

12 MP — primary; 8 MP — front

16 MP main; 16 MP — front





Permanent memory, GB





Non-removable Li-Po 3350 mAh

Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh

Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh


A leader to highlight, among the flagships difficult, each has its pros and the party seeking revision. But based on price, where Mi6 Xiaomi and OnePlus 3T is much more affordable Samsung Galaxy S8, it is worth noting that the characteristics of Mi6 is much better than 3T, stands dual camera flagship, the more powerful the battery, the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 835 and the glass case. The price of Samsung Galaxy S8 invested more than a rich grade, performance display, good processor, good both main and front camera, the unique scanner of the iris.

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