The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is a serious challenger for the Galaxy S9. We offer a comparison between the two smartphones. Regarding characteristics, the new flagship of the Chinese brand does not have much to envy its rival, quite the opposite. And as usual, the price weighs heavily in the balance.
Even if it is not yet officially established in France, Xiaomi is more and more closely followed. The Chinese giant is following in the footsteps of its predecessor Huawei who has managed to steal the show from other behemoths than his LG and Sony by settling comfortably on the third step of the podium of smartphone manufacturers.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is the latest flagship of the brand. It is one of the best Android smartphones of 2018. To continue with our comparisons, we invite you to discover what it is worth against the Samsung Galaxy S9.
Samsung galaxy s9 Full Specification VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s Specification
Galaxy S9 vs. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S: design
From the first model of a Mix Mix line, Xiaomi has put a particular emphasis on the design aspect, with an edge-to-edge screen ratio of more than 84% screen/chassis. But the optimization of the space concerned only three edges out of 4, with a lower part that cut off a good portion of the screen. The Mi Mix 2 has reduced the proportions of the sides with a new ration of more than 90%.
The design of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S price in Pakistan remains in the same vein. No change of look, therefore, it resumes the pace of its predecessor, with a size of 18: 9. The front sensor is always located in the lower right corner and not at the top of the unit. The manufacturer has not yielded to the sound of sirens about the famous notch inspired by the iPhone X and found now on most Android smartphones.
The design of the Galaxy S9 for him is equally attractive, although it is also based mainly on the lines drawn by his predecessor. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S and the Galaxy S9 both have a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device. Which of the two methods takes over the design aspect? Everyone’s taste is different.
The match of the technical sheets
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S incorporates a Snapdragon 845 processor, the same as the international version of the Galaxy 9. It is offered in 3 versions offering up to 256 GB of internet storage and 8 GB of RAM there the Galaxy S9 has only 4 GB of RAM. The benchmarks also give the Mi Mix 2S much higher regarding power. It has indeed reached the score of 277 178 points on the AntuTu platform, which puts it above the competition. For comparison, the Galaxy S9 stumbled on the resistance of 241,470 points on the same platform.
As for the rest of the features. The Galaxy S9 displays a 5.8-inch display of a Super AMOLED with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels that is better than the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S which is 1080 x 2160 pixels (5.99 inches). The resolution of S9 is also a notch above 531 PPP against 403 PPP.
Samsung Galaxy s9 Camera Megapixels VS Xiaomi MI Mix 2s Camera
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S vs. Galaxy S9: the cameras
Xiaomi spent a lot of time on the Mi Mix 2S camera during the presentation of the smartphone. The latter is now equipped with a dual 12 MP + 12 MP sensor. The first is a lens with wide-angle (f / 1.8). The second is a telephoto lens with optical zoom (× 2), and stabilization on 4 axes.
The smartphone has passed through the hands of experts from the laboratory DXoMark which has been awarded a score of 101, an indicator that shows that the mobile excels in photography. The Galaxy S9 meanwhile has not been tested yet. But to get an idea of the verdict, the S9 plus which has the advantage regarding photography was awarded a score of 99.
Samsung Galaxy s9 Plus Price VS Xiaomi MI Mix 2s
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S vs. Galaxy S9: the prices
While waiting to discover the prices in France, here are how the prices of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S in Yuan are presented, and their conversions in euros:
6 GB of RAM + 64 GB of ROM = 3,299 yuan (~ 423 euros HT)
6 GB of RAM + 128 GB of ROM = 3,599 yuan (~ 462 euros HT)
8 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM (King version) = 3,999 yuan (~ 513 euros HT)
Their price in France will certainly be higher. The basic version that offers the same storage capacity as the Galaxy S9 should, however, post a price well below that of the latter, remember that it was launched at 859 euros.