Huawei Honor 9i VS Xiaomi Mi Mix 2: 4 cameras, 8GB RAM

The battle between two Chinese brands Huawei and Xiaomi is about to happen. Let’s see the comparison between Huawei Honor 9i and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 now. Their highlight specs include 8GB RAM, dual cameras… Take a look!

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Huawei Honor 9i Vs. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 specs

Starting with the Honor 9i, this handset is the first Huawei smartphone that comes with a quad-camera system and bezel-less “FullVision” display. On the other hand, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is the next high-end phone released by Xiaomi with a stunning, bezel-less design. First, Huawei Honor 9i specs feature a 5.9-inch FullHD+ screen with the resolution of 1080 x 2160. Its rival, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 specs sport a slightly bigger screen of 5.99-inch IPS LCD with the same resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels.

Next, let’s move on to these two smartphones’ hardware! Huawei Honor 9i takes power from Huawei’s own Hisilicon Kirin 659 processor and runs on Android 7.0. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 comes with a more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and works on Android 7.1. In terms of memory, the Honor 9i handset owns the same 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, expandable up to 256GB via microSD. However, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 storage offers more options: 8GB RAM with 128GB ROM, or 6GB RAM with 64GB/128GB/256GB ROM (not expandable). With the several variants, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 wins a point this round!

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For the photography, Huawei Honor 9i camera system includes a 16MP + 2MP dual-lens camera on the back. There’s also a combo of 13MP + 2MP secondary camera setup. Regarding Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 camera, it offers a 12MP back camera and a 5MP for selfies. The Honor 9i handset completely dominated this round. On the battery front, Huawei Honor 9i sports a non-removable 3340 mAh battery. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 features a slightly bigger non-removable 3400 mAh battery.

Huawei Honor 9i vs. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 release date and price

Both flagships are available on the market. Huawei Honor 9i release date was in October 2017, similar to Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. For the cost, Huawei Honor 9i price is Rs. 17,999 (about $276). Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 price starts higher, from Rs 39,200 ~ $596. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly smartphone with a great camera system, Huawei Honor 9i is a good option for you.