Xiaomi Mi 9 vs OnePlus 6T: Price, Specifications Compared

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Xiaomi Mi 9 vs OnePlus 6T: Price, Specifications Compared

OnePlus 6T is compared with the newly launched the Xiaomi Mi 9

Highlights

  • The Xiaomi Mi 9 is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC
  • The OnePlus 6T packs a larger 3,700mAh battery
  • Both the phones support Bluetooth 5, dual-SIM slots

Xiaomi unveiled the Mi 9 smartphone in China, and the flagship sees a waterdrop-shaped notch, a triple rear camera setup along with a 48-megapixel sensor and an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone was launched alongside the Mi 9 Transparent Edition and the Mi 9 SE models, and its price starts at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 31,800). The phone will compete with the OnePlus 6T which also sports a waterdrop-shaped notch, but comes with a dual rear camera setup at the back.

Aside from the design differences, the Xiaomi Mi 9 and the OnePlus 6T come with other disparities in hardware. We pit them against each other to see which one fares better on paper.

Xiaomi Mi 9 vs OnePlus 6T price

Xiaomi Mi 9 is priced in China at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 31,800) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant, while the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage option comes at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 34,900). Xiaomi also launched the Xiaomi Mi 9 Transparent Edition with a price tag of CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 42,300). Furthermore, the Mi 9 SE is priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 21,200) for the 64GB storage variant, whereas the Mi 9 SE 128GB storage option comes at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 24,350).

The OnePlus 6T price in India starts at Rs. 37,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model, which is only available in a Mirror Black colour variant. The 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage model on the other hand is available in both Midnight Black, Thunder Purple, and Mirror Black colour variants, and has been priced at Rs. 41,999. Finally, the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage model is available only in a Midnight Black colour variant, priced at Rs. 45,999. In December, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition was also launched, and the price in India for this variant is set at Rs. 50,999 for the 10GB RAM/ 256GB storage configuration.

Xiaomi Mi 9 vs OnePlus 6T specifications

The phones also come with hardware and software disparities, like the OnePlus 6T runs on Android Pie-based Oxygen OS, while the Mi 9 runs on Android Pie-based MIUI 10. Both the phones support dual-SIM slots, and offer Bluetooth v.5 connectivity. The Mi 9 features a 6.39-inch full-HD+ Samsung AMOLED display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, and waterdrop-style notch. The OnePlus 6T, on the other hand, sports a 6.41-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) Optic AMOLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a waterdrop-style notch as well. The Mi 9 is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 SoC, and the OnePlus 6T is powered by the now-dated Snapdragon 845 SoC.

The Xiaomi Mi 9 has a triple rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor with 1.0-micron pixel size and an f/2.2 lens. The primary sensor also supports four-in-one pixel (12-megapixel effective pixels). There is also a 16-megapixel Sony IMX481 secondary sensor along with a combination of ultra-wide and macro lens having an f/2.2 lens and a field-of-view (FoV) of 117 degrees. The phone also has a 12-megapixel tertiary sensor along with an f/2.2 telephoto lens. For selfies, there is a 20-megapixel selfie camera at the front.

The OnePlus 6T has a dual rear camera setup comprising a primary 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and 1.22-micron pixels, paired with a secondary 20-megapixel Sony IMX376K sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and 1-micron pixels. It can shoot 4K video at 60fps, Super Slow Motion Video (1080p at 240fps and 720p at 480fps). A dual-LED flash accompanies the rear setup, while there is also OIS and EIS available. The front camera on the OnePlus 6T features a 16-megapixel Sony IMX371 sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixels. The front camera also supports EIS, and can recording 1080p video at 30fps and 720p video at 30fps.

The OnePlus 6T packs a 3,700mAh battery, while the Mi 9 packs a smaller 3,300mAh battery. Because of the smaller battery size, the Mi 9 is slimmer and lighter than the OnePlus 6T. The Mi 9 measures 157.50x74.67x7.61mm, while the OnePlus 6T measures 157.50x74.80x8.20mm. The Mi 9 weighs 173 grams while the OnePlus 6T weighs 185 grams.


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Xiaomi Mi 9 vs OnePlus 6T comparison

  Xiaomi Mi 9 OnePlus 6T
Ratings
Overall NDTV Rating-
Design Rating-
Display Rating-
Software Rating-
Performance Rating-
Battery Life Rating-
Camera Rating-
Value for Money Rating-
GENERAL
Release dateFebruary 2019October 2018
Dimensions (mm)157.50 x 74.67 x 7.61157.50 x 74.80 x 8.20
Weight (g)173.00185.00
Battery capacity (mAh)33003700
Fast chargingProprietaryProprietary
Wireless chargingYesNo
ColoursDeep Grey, Holographic Illusion Blue, Holographic IllusionMidnight Black, Mirror Black
Body type-Glass
Removable battery-No
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)6.396.41
Resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Protection typeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Aspect ratio19.5:919.5:9
HARDWARE
Processor2.84GHz octa-coreocta-core (4x2.8GHz)
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 855Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM6GB8GB
Internal storage128GB128GB
Expandable storage-No
CAMERA
Rear camera48-megapixel (f/1.75, 0.8-micron) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.0-micron) + 16-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.0-micron)16-megapixel (f/1.7, 1.22-micron) + 20-megapixel (f/1.7, 1-micron)
Rear autofocusYesPhase detection autofocus
Rear flashYesDual LED
Front camera20-megapixel (f/2.0, 0.9-micron)16-megapixel (f/2.0, 1-micron)
Front flash-No
SOFTWARE
Operating systemAndroid 9.0Android 9.0
SkinMIUI 10OxygenOS
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.00Yes, v 5.00
NFCYesYes
USB Type-CYesYes
Number of SIMs22
USB OTG-Yes
Active 4G on both SIM cards-Yes
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
SENSORS
Face unlockYesYes
3D face recognitionYes-
Fingerprint sensorYesYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYes
AccelerometerYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYes
GyroscopeYesYes
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Looks good
  • Big, vibrant screen
  • All-day battery life
  • Excellent, up-to-date software
  • Bad
  • Disappointing low-light camera quality
  • Awkward and slow fingerprint sensor
  • No IP rating, wireless charging, or 3.5mm jack
Display6.41-inch
Processorocta-core
Front Camera16-megapixel
Resolution1080x2340 pixels
RAM8GB
OSAndroid 9.0
Storage128GB
Rear Camera16-megapixel + 20-megapixel
Battery Capacity3700mAh
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