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Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs OnePlus 5 vs LG G6: Price, specifications and features compared

Here’s how the newly launched Mi MIX 2 competes with other Android flagship smartphones.

  • Published: October 10, 2017 4:26 PM IST
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Smartphones have evolved over the years. We now have faster chipsets and more RAM for fluid performance, we have enough storage for all your multimedia content, and cameras that will make you ditch your DSLR. Now, the next innovation is in the display technology, and as you can see, the trend is shifting towards taller displays. Xiaomi s flagship smartphone, the Mi MIX 2, was launched in India earlier today, and it comes with 5.99-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Also Read - Redmi Note 10T, Note 10 price in India hiked by Rs 500: Check new prices here

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The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will compete with the likes of the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8, both of which come with similarly taller displays, as well as with the OnePlus 5, which is the self-proclaimed flagship killer. We pitted all four smartphones based on their price, specifications and features, and here s how they compare. Also Read - Massive Rs 2,000 flat discount on Xiaomi Mi 11X: Check the mouth-watering deal on Amazon

Price and availability

The Mi MIX 2 is priced at Rs 35,999 and will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com/in, with the first sale taking place on October 17 at 12PM. The OnePlus 5, is available in two variants 6GB RAM + 64GB storage priced at Rs 32,999, whereas the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 37,999. The LG G6 is priced at as little as Rs 33,500, after a series of price cuts over the past few months since launch. Lastly, the Galaxy S8 from Samsung is the most expensive of the lot, and will set you back by Rs 53,900. It is available across online and offline retailers. RELATED: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Review: When a smartphone becomes an experience

Display

One of the interesting things about most smartphones in the list is the presence of tall displays. The Mi MIX 2 features a 5.99-inch display running at a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The LG G6 features a 5.7-inch QHD display running at a resolution of 1,440 x 2,880 pixels, and aspect ratio of 18:9. The Samsung Galaxy S8 flaunts a 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1,440 x 2,960 pixels, and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The OnePlus 5, on the other hand, is the odd one out with a regular 16:9 aspect ratio 5.5-inch full-HD display. Considering the price, screen size and resolution, the LG G6 is the winner on paper. ALSO READ: LG G6 review: The flagship smartphone that you deserved, a year ago!

Chipset, RAM and Storage

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 and OnePlus 5 are both powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC, the Galaxy S8 is powered by Samsung s Exynos 8895 SoC, whereas the LG G6 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC. Both the Galaxy S8 and LG G6 are paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage, expandable via a microSD card. The OnePlus 5 is paired with 6GB of RAM with 64GB storage, while the more expensive variant comes with 8GB of RAM with 128GB storage. The Mi MIX 2, on the other hand has 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8 review: A combination of beauty, beast and near-perfection!

Cameras

The Mi MIX 2 sports a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Galaxy S8 also features a 12-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera with auto-focus. The other two smartphones feature dual-camera setups at the back. OnePlus has gone for 16-megapixel camera of f/1.7 aperture, supplemented with a 20-megapixel camera of f/2.6 aperture, which is a telephoto lens. The setup allows for 2X lossless zoom and a DSLR-like portrait mode to add blur background effects to your photos. ALSO READ: OnePlus 5 Review: Feel the power

The LG G6, on the other hand, has gone for a different setup. It features two 13-megapixel sensors a standard lens with aperture f/1.7, and a wide-angle lens with aperture f/2.4. Both cameras work in tandem to let you click standard photos and wide-angle shots.

Battery and Connectivity

The Mi MIX 2 is armed with a 3,400mAh battery, the OnePlus 5 comes with a 3,300mAh battery, the LG G6 features a 3,300mAh battery, whereas the Galaxy S8 is armed with a 3,000mAh battery. All smartphones comes with fast charging capabilities and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfers. In terms of connectivity, all smartphones feature 4G LTE with VoLTE HD voice calling support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and dual SIM card slots.

Operating System and Security

All four smartphones run on Android Nougat operating system with respective over-the-top customizations from manufacturers. In terms of security, all smartphones come with a fingerprint scanner for biometric authentication. The Galaxy S8, on the other hand, also features an iris scanner, giving it an added advantage.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs OnePlus 5 vs LG G6: Comparison Table

Features

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

Samsung Galaxy S8

OnePlus 5

LG G6

Display

5.99-inch 18:9 aspect ratio

5.8-inch QHD+ 18.5:9 aspect ratio

5.5-inch FHD AMOLED

5.7-inch QHD+ IPS-LCD 18:9 aspect ratio

Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core

Exynos 8895 octa-core

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core

RAM

6GB

4GB

6/8GB

4GB

Storage

128GB (non-expandable)

64GB (expandable)

64/128GB (non-expandable)

64GB (expandable)

Rear camera

12-megapixel

12-megapixel

20-megapixel + 16-megapixel

13-megapixel + 13-megapixel

Front camera

5-megapixel

8-megapixel (with auto-focus)

16-megapixel

5-megapixel

OS

Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Android 7.0 Nougat

Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Android 7.0 Nougat

Connectivity

Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS

Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS

Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS

Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS

Security

Fingerprint sensor

Fingerprint sensor, iris scanner, face scanner

Fingerprint sensor

Fingerprint sensor

Battery

3,400mAh

3,000mAh

3,300mAh

3,300mAh

Price

Rs 35,999

Rs 57,900

Rs 32,999 (6GB/64GB), Rs 37,999 (8GB, 128GB)

Rs 33,500

 

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  • Published Date: October 10, 2017 4:26 PM IST


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