Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 can actually be considered the symbol of the Chinese phones, while Google Pixel 2 XL is a perfect representant of the Android market, the rival of iPhones. These devices are actually among the best flagships on the market, so many people are asking themselves which to buy. In this comparison we will tell you which is the best and which has the best value for money.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Design
In terms of design there is no challenge, we choose Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. It has a ceramic back cover and a frame made of aluminum, with a much higher screen to body ratio then its opponent. Both are bezel less, but Google Pixel 2 XL has bigger borders, there is even space for frontal stereo speakers. The Pixel has a design made of glass and metal, and on the other hand it has a better build quality than its opponent. It is also waterproof (IP67 standard).
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Display
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has a 5.99 inch display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. It shows bright colors, a high detail and a high brightness as well. But Google Pixel 2 XL is much better with its P-OLED display that has a size of 6 inches. It has a Quad HD+ resolution and it also supports HDR for even better colors. It is one of the best panels for multimedia uses.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Hardware
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has an octa core Snapdragon 835 chipset by Qualcomm, 6 or 8 GB of RAM depending on the variant and 64, 128 or 256 GB of internal storage. Google Pixel 2 XL has a Snapdragon 835 as well, 4 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of storage. If we consider the base variant of the Mi Mix 2, it loses because its opponent is optimized better. But we prefer the high-end variant due to the higher amount of RAM and storage, even if its opponent remains faster.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Camera
Both Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL have a 12 MP camera, but Pixel shots much better photos. It captures more detail and it has less noise in low light conditions. Even if Mi Mix 2 has an excellent camera, it should be improved very much to reach the one of its opponent.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Battery
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has a battery with a capacity of 3400 mAh and it does not provide a great battery life. Actually, with the Xiaomi.eu ROM, you can reach 3 hours of display time with a stressed use, which is not so much. Google Pixel 2 XL wins with its 3520 mAh battery that is optimized better and can last one day of intensive use.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Price
Google Pixel 2 XL wins the comparison, but Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has the best value for money. You can find it at less than 500 euros with a bit of luck, while is opponent will be soon available with a price tag of at least 900 euros.