There is no doubt about it that the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro are the two 2018 flagship phones of the year in Xiaomi. Both phones come in remarkable design and impressive features as well. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 features a pop-up camera while the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro features an on-screen fingerprint scanner. We will be comparing the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 with the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro smartphone in this post.
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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 VS Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro: Design Comparison
On the body, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro features a pretty cool body design. It’s built with the combination of Aluminium Alloy and glass. It weighs 177 gram and measures at 7.6mm thick and comes in colors Black (transparent back), Meteorite black and Twilight Gold. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, on the other hand, features an Aluminium on the back with a glass covering the front. It measures 8.5mm thick and weighs 218 gram. You can buy the phone in Jade Green, Sapphire Blue, Onyx Black and a special Forbidden City Blue for the 10GB RAM version.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 VS Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro: Display Comparison
On the front, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro features a screen size of 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2248 pixels screen resolution (402ppi) and a 19:9 aspect ratio with a notch.
The screen is also protected by a corning gorilla glass. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has a large screen size of 6.39-inch super AMOLED display covers the front of the device with no notch an almost no chin. It produces a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels with a 403ppi and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The front is also covered with a corning gorilla glass as well. Both phones will deliver in terms of visibility and visuals.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 VS Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro: Camera Comparison
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 houses a combo rear camera of 12MP + 12MP at the back of the device which has LED Flash and is capable of capturing 4k videos at 30/60fps. You will find another pop-up front combo cameras of 24MP + 2MP for selfies. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro features similar 12MP + 12MP at back with dual-LED Flash. And on the front, you will get a single front-facing camera of 20MP located in the notch. Both phones will support 4K video shooting, however, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 looks like something that will take better photos than it’s rival on paper.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 VS Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro: Performance Comparison
In terms of hardware, both phones feature the same Snapdragon 845 chipset with octa-core processor clocking speeds of up to 2.8GHz alongside Adreno 630 GPU. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has 6GB/8GB RAM with built-in storage of 128GB. You will also get a bigger model with huge 10GB paired with a generous inbuilt memory of 256GB. On the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, you will get 6GB and 8GB RAM with internal memory of 128GB. Sadly, both devices have no slot for micro SD card. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system, while the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro runs on Android 8.1 Oreo.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 VS Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro: Battery & Price Comparison
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3200 mAh with fast and Wireless Charging technology, while the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3000 mAh with fast charging technology. On the price, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will start selling at a price of $475 to $575 depending on the memory model, while the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro will cost around $500 as well.
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Since they both fall in the same price bracket, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will make a wise buy.
Nevertheless, if you already own the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, there’s no need to upgrade to the latest phone. The changes in Mix 3 is not worth it.