The Xiaomi Mi 8 is the top flagship phone of 2018 from the Chinese OEM. The phone was introduced alongside other model and it sports a nice body design. The Oppo R17 Neo, on the other hand, is an affordable version of the Oppo R17 smartphone. Like the original model, the phone also has a premium body design with an on-screen fingerprint scanner. We will be comparing the Oppo R17 Neo with the Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone.
Xiaomi Mi 8 VS Oppo R17 Neo: Design Comparison
The Xiaomi Mi 8 is built with metal glass. It has a smooth panel that houses a fingerprint scanner and dual cameras. On the front, it has a notch in a triangle shape with small bezels on the top and bottom. The phone measures 74.8 mm x 154.9 mm x 7.6 mm and 175 gram. The Oppo R17 Neo, on the other hand, features an Aluminium Alloy and glass on its overall body. It has body dimensions of 75.5 mm x 158.3 mm x 7.4 mm and 156 gram.
You will also get a notch on the phone but in a teardrop shape and it’s available in multiple colors as well.
Xiaomi Mi 8 VS Oppo R17 Neo: Display Comparison
The Xiaomi Mi 8 features a big screen size of 6.21 inches FHD+ with a screen resolution of 2248 x 1080 Pixels and 402 PPI density, while the Oppo R17 Neo have a screen size of 6.4 inches Full HD+ with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 Pixels and 403 PPI density. Both phones are also equipped with AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a display protection and they have a similar screen to body ratio as well.
Xiaomi Mi 8 VS Oppo R17 Neo: Camera Comparison
The Xiaomi Mi 8 features dual rear cameras of 12 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels with a Dual-LED flashlight, while the Oppo R17 Neo have a dual rear camera of 16 Megapixels + 2 Megapixels with Dual-tone LED flashlight. Both phones will take good photos and they can also shoot 4K video as well. On the front, the Xiaomi Mi 8 have a front snapper of 20 Megapixels with f/2.0 Aperture, Infrared Face Recognition, and 1.8 µm Pixel Size features, while the Oppo R17 Neo has 25 Megapixels with F2.0 Aperture, Sony IMX576 Exmor RS, and Face Recognition.
Xiaomi Mi 8 VS Oppo R17 Neo: Performance Comparison
On the hardware, the Xiaomi Mi 8 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with an octa-core processor that runs at a speed of 2.8 GHz with Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU, while the Oppo R17 Neo have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus chipset with Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU. On the memory, the Xiaomi Mi 8 is available in 6GB + 64GB/128GB/256GB of memory and it does not support micro SD card, while the Oppo R17 Neo is available in 4GB RAM with 128GB and you can also expand it with micro SD card.
Both phones run on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and they support 4G LTE network.
Xiaomi Mi 8 VS Oppo R17 Neo: Battery & Price Comparison
The Xiaomi Mi 8 has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3400 mAh, while the Oppo R17 Neo has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3600 mAh. Both phones support fast charging technology. The Xiaomi Mi 8 will sell at a price of $600, while the Oppo R17 Neo will cost around $400.
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In terms of performance, the Xiaomi Mi 8 will perform better, but in terms of design, let’s give it to the Oppo R17 Neo. Both phones offer’s good camera configuration and display quality. Since the Oppo R17 Neo is more affordable, it will make a wise buy for those that their budget fall in the price bracket. The Xiaomi Mi 8 with 64GB memory will be more affordable than the bigger model.