Xiaomi released its Mi 6 model in April month while its next is Mi 8 released in May 2018. There exists more anticipation among technologists regarding the upgrade made on Mi 8 with respect to Mi 6. Xiaomi is targeting budget market of Asian countries competing with Samsung and One Plus.
Here is the briefed description regarding the notable differences and similarities between the company models. Also, the comparison is extended to the existing popular model OnePlus 6 having similar dimensions and weight, same RAM/internal storage and connectivity features as that of the recently released Xiaomi Mi 8.
RAM/Internal Storage of Mi 8, Mi 6 and OnePlus 6 are same i.e., 6 GB/ 64 GB
OS and Processor of Xiaomi Mi 6: Android v7.7 (Noughat) and 2.45 GHz
2.45 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
OS and Processor of Xiaomi Mi 8 and One Plus 6
Android v8.1 (Oreo)
2.8 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Mi 8 and OnePlus 6 models have Gorilla Glass screen protection and the display and resolution vary according to the price differences.
Display of Xiaomi Mi 6: 5.15-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels
Display of Xiaomi Mi 8: 6.21-inch, 1080 x 2248 pixels
Display of OnePlus 6: 6.28-inch. 1080 x 2280 pixels
Better Camera Features for OnePlus 6 than Xiaomi models
Rear Camera of Xiaomi Mi 6 and Mi 8:12 MP + 12 MP Dual Camera
Rear Camera of OnePlus 6: 16 MP + 20 MP Dual Camera
Front Camera of Xiaomi Mi 6, OnePlus 6 and Mi8 in the order 8 MP / 16 MP / 20 MP
OnePlus 6 battery capacity is slightly lower than other two models.
Battery of Xiaomi Mi 6: 3350 mAh Li-Po
Battery of Xiaomi Mi 8: 3400 mAh Li-Po
Battery of OnePlus 6: 3300 mAh Li-Po
Face detection, Touch to focus, auto focus, Geo tagging are the general features common in all the three compared models but Face unlocking feature that unlcoks your phone faster is not available in Xiaomi Mi 6 owing to relatively lower price.
A 3.5 mm Headphone jack is available only in OnePlus 6. So, Smartphone users who prefer to use headphones for music and videos shall considered the highlighting difference. Bluetooth headset can be used as an alternative.
Approximate Prices of Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 8 and OnePlus 6 are in the order : Rs. 24,000 / Rs. 29,000 / Rs. 35,000.