Xiaomi Mi 9 versus Pixel 3 XL, OnePlus 6T spec comparison


The Xiaomi Mi 9 has officially been unveiled with a quite an impressive spec sheet. The base model comes with 6GB of RAM, a Snapdragon 855 and an impressive triple camera on the back which is headlined by Sony’s new 48MP sensor which we also saw on the new Honor View 20. To give you guys an idea of how the Xiaomi Mi 9’s spec sheet stack up against some of the best phones that are already out, we’ll put together a detailed table for you below, comparing Xiaomi’s new device against the OnePlus 6T and the Pixel 3 XL from Google.

While OnePlus has positioned its phones to be significantly cheaper than most of the big players, the new Xiaomi Mi 9 will be selling for 2,999 yuan which roughly converts to $450. That’s $100 less than OnePlus 6T and exactly half the price of the Pixel 3 XL. 

Based on their specs and respective prices, which device would you rather own?

Xiaomi Mi 9

OnePlus 6T

Google Pixel 3 XL
Screen size 6.39 inches 6.41 inches 6.3 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2340 1080 x 2340 1440 x 2960
Density 403 402ppi 491ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragong 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM 6/12GB 6 / 8GB 4GB
Storage 64/128/256GB 128 / 256GB 64 / 128GB
Battery 3,300 mAh 3,700 mAh 3,450 mAh
OS Android 9.0 Android 9.0 Android 9.0
Rear camera Triple-cameras:
48 MP (standard), f/1.8, Laser/PDAF
16 MP (ultrawide), f/2.2, 13mm
12 MP (telephoto), f/2.2, 54mm
Dual cameras:
16 MP (standard), f/1.7, 25mm, OIS, PDIF,
20 MP (depth), f/1.7, 25mm
12.2 MP (standard), f/1.8, 27mm, 1.4µm pixel size, OIS, laser autofocus
Front camera 20 MP 16 MP, f/2.0, 25mm 8 MP (standard), f/2.2, 27mm
8 MP (ultrawide), f/2.2, 19mm
Bluetooth v5.0 v5.0 v5.0
NFC Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions 157.5 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm 157.5 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm 158 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight 176g 185g 184 g
Water Resistance No No IP68
Wireless Charging Yes No Yes
Special features In-display fingerprint sensor, 20-watt wireless charging, holographic prism coating on back In-display Fingerpring Scanner, Fast battery charging 5V 4A 20W Fingerpring Scanner, Stock Android, Unlimited Full-resolution Google Photos storage



Nick Gray
I'm a life-long tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC. After writing about tech for more than a decade, I jumped at the opportunity to take on the role of Editor in Chief at Phandroid. Please contact me at [email protected].

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