Xiaomi Mix 4

Xiaomi Mix 4

Triple Setup

225 gram

4500 mAh

Android 11

6.67" (Inch)

8GB / 12GB RAM

Honor 30S

Honor 30S

Quad Setup

190 gram

4000 mAh

Android 10

6.5" (Inch)

6GB / 8GB RAM

Announced

Date

August 2021

April 2020

Official announcement date only, not the date for product release.

Model Detail

GTIN / MPN

2106118C

CDY-AN90

Product identifier details, such as a unique serial number, build number, or model ID.

Platform

OS

Android 11

Android 10

Operating system type (OS) and version number.

Firmware

MIUI 12.5

Magic UI 3.0

Specific firmware name used on the device.

Network

Bands

2G / 3G / 4G / 5G / CDMA / EVDO

2G / 3G / 4G / 5G / CDMA / EVDO

Available mobile network support options.

SIM

Dual SIM, Nano SIM

Dual SIM, Nano SIM

Type and support for Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) feature.

Score

100
100

Mobile network functionality is an important feature that must be available on modern devices. This feature enables users to use a SIM card to access online networks, facilitating connections between individuals. Good mobile networks must have a fast connection, use the latest technology, and adopt extra features to support the needs of users.

In our matrix calculation, we calculate the mobile network score using a technology adoption approach. If a device offers more complete features on the network bands and uses extra features on the SIM card function, it will receive a higher score. A higher score on this segment will provide a faster and more flexible experience when using the mobile network function.

Connectivity

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, Dual Band

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band

Available enabled features on wireless internet network connection hardware.

Bluetooth

5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD

5.1, A2DP, LE

Version and features of Bluetooth hardware.

USB

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Type of connectivity port hardware.

Score

100
90

Similar to the mobile network function, the connectivity feature is also an important feature for modern devices. With this feature, devices can connect to other supporting gadgets, such as internet routers, computers, speakers, wearable devices, and others.

Good connectivity features on devices must adopt all the latest wireless connection technologies available. This ability allows devices to make more connections to other devices using the latest Bluetooth technology with lower latency and achieve faster internet connection from the WLAN network.

In this situation, we use a calculation methodology with a technology approach. If a device supports more features on the WLAN function, uses the latest Bluetooth version, and has a modern universal connection port, we can assign a high score to the device. This means that a higher score will bring a more flexible user experience in terms of connectivity.

Body & Design

Dimension

162.6 x 75.4 x 8 mm

162.3 x 75 x 8.6 mm

Dimensions of the device in millimeters (Height x Width x Length).

Weight

225 g

190 g

Weight of the device in grams.

Material

Aluminum + Ceramic Case, IP53 Rated

Aluminum + Glass Case

Type of main body materials and any extra features if available.

Color Options

Black, White, Silver

Black, Blue, Green, Red

Official available body color options.

Score

100
95

The body material is an important consideration for users who want a premium device or need the device for long term use. Therefore, the device must have a good and strong body material component.

In this segmentation, we measure the body and design score using a quality and variety color approach. If a device uses good materials like aluminum and stainless steel, the score will be higher than a device that adopts plastic as the main body material component. If a device uses a more premium body material component and also provides extra protection from water and dust damage, the score will be even higher.

However, we do not include body dimensions and weight information in our matrix calculation because these factors are subjective and can vary from user to user. Some users may prefer larger and bolder devices, while others may prefer smaller and lighter ones. Therefore, we do not include this information in the score calculation.

Performance

CPU

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+

Kirin 820

Chipset (CPU) hardware name and series.

GPU

Adreno 660

Mali-G57

Graphic (GPU) hardware name and series.

Score

100
100

The chipset performance on a device is a vital aspect that concerns most people. This is reasonable because most users want a device that can process tasks quickly. The CPU and GPU are the main components that affect performance.

The CPU processes tasks, and the GPU renders images. Both are related to providing the best experience for users. The better the CPU, the more efficient the device will be in terms of battery consumption, because the best CPU is smarter and more advanced in handling system logic.

We calculate the matrix for this segmentation using a performance result approach, where the data is obtained from several benchmark tools. This is done to bring more relevance to the actual data from the performance score. Additionally, the latest chipset model is not always better than the older chipset model because we use an overall performance approach that calculates based on real performance and not just based on the chipset model.

The total score is calculated from the combination of the CPU and GPU scores. The higher the score, the faster and smoother the processing will be for the user's needs.

Memory

RAM

8GB / 12GB

6GB / 8GB

Amount of random access memory (RAM) in size capacity.

Internal

128GB / 256GB / 512GB

128GB / 256GB

Total amount of internal memory storage capacity.

External

-

Nano Memory

Type of third party memory expansion feature, if available.

Score

100
100

Besides the chipset, memory is also an important component that users must consider when purchasing a device, as it is closely related to the device's performance.

For instance, multitasking is a simple example that highlights the importance of memory performance. If the RAM storage is insufficient, the user may not be able to run several apps simultaneously, and if the RAM runs out, the apps may crash, which can cause the device to reboot automatically.

Moreover, modern apps require large RAM usage to run smoothly, making the RAM sector a crucial factor in our matrix calculation score. We can say that 65% of the score comes from the RAM performance.

We also consider the internal storage when calculating our score. A larger internal storage size will result in a higher score, as the internal storage is crucial for multimedia purposes, among others. Therefore, we pay more attention to this sector.

However, we do not include external storage in our matrix score calculation because several modern users prefer to use cloud storage services instead of physical expansion memory. Furthermore, cloud storage services offer many benefits such as ease of use, safety, and lower cost, as opposed to buying external memory expansion, which is more expensive and less safe.

Screen & Display

Size

6.67"

6.5"

Screen size in inches.

Panel

AMOLED

IPS LCD

Type of display panel hardware.

Resolution

1080 x 2400 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

Screen resolution in pixels.

Other

20:9 ratio, (~395 ppi density), 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

20:9 ratio, (~405 ppi density), HDR10, Aluminosilicate glass

Any extra display and screen features if available.

Score

100
90

To ensure the best user experience while using a device, the display and screen sector must be given special attention by the user. This is because the display and screen sector is the first thing that users see on their device, and high definition images on the display screen will enhance the user experience.

A good display screen hardware and software can greatly enhance activities such as navigating, using apps and games, and enjoying entertainment content on the device. When measuring the quality of a display panel, we look at the technology used, screen resolution, and extra features such as screen refresh rate, PPI, and screen protector. However, screen size is not included in our calculation matrix because it is relative and difficult to quantify.

A higher score on the display and screen segmentation means that the device will have excellent visual quality and provide the user with the best experience for any image or visual activity.

Battery

Type

Li-Po

Li-Po

Type of battery model.

Capacity

4500 mAh

4000 mAh

Battery capacity in milliampere hours (mAh).

Feature

Fast charging 120W

Fast charging 40W

Any extra features related to the power sector, if available.

Charger Model

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Charging method and type of charger port model.

Score

100
100

A good device is one that can last all day. Modern devices can typically endure for more than 20 hours under normal use, although some may only last for 16 to 18 hours. Therefore, if you want a device with a good battery life, you should pay attention to the battery segmentation on the device.

To help users determine how good the battery sector is on a device, we calculate a score using several metrics. First, we calculate the battery capacity and also consider battery features such as whether it supports fast charging or not.

We also factor in the charger method support to create a score. If the device supports multiple charge methods, such as wireless charging, we give it a higher score in the battery segmentation. However, we do not include battery type information in our matrix calculation because it is unnecessary.

It's important to note that a higher score on the battery segmentation does not necessarily mean that the device will have better battery endurance life than other devices. Although it is usually the case, our score is not based solely on battery life but also on the advanced battery features and support available on the device.

Camera

Rear

Triple Setup

Quad Setup

Total number of rear cameras.

+

(Main) 108 MP, f/1.9, 24mm, 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS

(Main) 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.73", 0.8µm, PDAF

Details of the main camera unit.

+

(Tele) 8 MP, f/4.1, 120mm, PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom

(Tele) 8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm, AF, 3x optical zoom

Details of the secondary camera unit, if available.

+

(Ultrawide) 13 MP, f/2.2, 12mm, 123˚, 1/3.06", 1.12µm

(Ultrawide) 8 MP, f/2.4, 17mm

Details of the third camera unit, if available.

+

-

(Depth) 2 MP, f/2.4

Details of the fourth camera unit, if available.

Front

Single Setup

Single Setup

Total front camera number, if available.

+

20 MP, 27mm, 1/3.4", 0.8µm

16 MP, f/2.0

Details of the main front camera unit, if available.

+

-

-

Details of the secondary front camera unit, if available.

Feature

Video Recording 8K@30fps / 4K@60fps / 1080p@480fps, gyro-EIS

Video Recording 4K@30fps / 1080p@30fps

Available video recording support and features.

Score

90
100

The camera feature is a brilliant thing that modern devices offer. With this feature, we can capture any moment as quickly as possible and share the result directly on social media to show others the interesting moments we capture.

Generally, modern devices come equipped with a single camera, while others have more than one camera setup. This is amazing because with a variety of camera lens styles on a single device, we can take photos in multiple styles, including portrait photos, landscape photos, or take photos of faraway objects using zoom cameras.

A good camera feature should produce high quality, clear images with low noise and offer multiple lens styles. You can determine the quality of the camera feature by looking at the score on the camera segmentation. If the score is high, that means the camera feature on that device is brilliant and very good.

For the matrix calculation, we not only consider individual camera specifications but also combine all information data. We consider how many camera lenses are available on the device, how good the main camera features are for both rear and front cameras, and how good the camera can be used for recording video. All of these factors directly impact the matrix calculation score.

Audio & Sound

Type

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

Primary sound system type.

Extras

Stereo Speaker

3.5mm jack

Extra sound system features.

Score

100
95

For those who love listening to music, watching movies, and playing competitive online games on their device, it's important to pay attention to the audio and sound quality. Not all modern devices have good audio and sound quality, with many only being average.

To determine the quality of audio and sound, you can check the score we have calculated for this segmentation. Our matrix calculation is based on available features, such as the presence of a 3.5mm jack and stereo speaker support. If a device has these extra features, it will receive a higher score. Additionally, we may give extra points if the device collaborates with popular and trusted sound system makers, as this ensures a higher quality of sound.

Sensor

Biometric

Fingerprint (under display)

Fingerprint (at the side)

Biometric security hardware model, if available.

GPS

Yes, Dual-Band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC

Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware support and features.

NFC

Yes

-

Near Field Communication (NFC) function support.

Other

Infrared Blaster, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Color Spectrum

Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

Available sensor hardware type and function.

Score

100
90

Sensors are an essential part of modern devices, providing various functionalities such as security, utility, payment, navigation, and specialized features for specific situations. A good device should have complete sensor features to fully meet the user's needs. While most modern devices have all standard sensor features, some devices have more complete sensor features than others.

To assess the quality of a device's sensor features, we calculate a score that takes into account all sensor information. However, we focus on two key sensor features, that are common security sensor and the NFC sensor. These are industry standards for all modern devices and play a critical role in ensuring security and convenience for the user.

The score resulting from the matrix calculation reflects how good a device is in terms of sensor features. A higher score indicates that the device has more complete sensor features and is more flexible in use. This, in turn, makes the user happier with the device.

Price

USD

~ $800

~ $330

Price in US dollars (USD).

EUR

~ €700

~ €300

Price in Euros (EUR).

Comparison Breakdown

Durability

Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S share a similar build quality as both devices are constructed with aluminum materials. In this instance, as both phones employ the same build material, it results in a tie in terms of build quality. The overall durability and resilience of the devices would likely be comparable, and any distinctions would likely arise from additional design features or engineering considerations beyond the basic material used. Therefore, the build quality comparison between the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S becomes a neutral factor due to their shared use of aluminum.

The Xiaomi Mix 4 stands out with its distinctive ceramic cover, a more powerful feature that absent in the Honor 30S. This difference in material choice contributes significantly to the overall comparison between the two smartphones. Moreover, in the competitive market, these material are synonymous with a more durable build. Devices incorporating these materials not only exude an upscale aura but also assure users of enhanced resilience, reflecting a dedication to superior craftsmanship and design excellence. This nuanced distinction in materials underscores the divergent approaches to design and quality between the Xiaomi Mix 4 and the Honor 30S.

When it comes to screen protection, the Xiaomi Mix 4 stands out as the superior choice. With its pre installed scratch-resistant glass, the Xiaomi Mix 4 offers users a robust defense against daily wear and potential damage. In contrast, the Honor 30S lacks notable screen protection features. The presence of scratch-resistant glass on the Xiaomi Mix 4 not only ensures the longevity and durability of the device but also provides users with a reliable shield against accidental scratches and impacts. This feature enhances the overall user experience by minimizing the risk of screen damage and offering a more resilient device.

Visual Quality

In terms of visual quality performance, the Xiaomi Mix 4 with its ~395 pixels per inch (ppi), is in direct competition with the Honor 30S, which boasts an even higher ppi of ~405. The Honor 30S gains an advantage in this comparison, as the higher ppi number signifies a more densely packed arrangement of pixels within a one inch square on its display.

This increased pixel density results in a sharper, more detailed visual experience. Pixels per inch (ppi) is a metric that quantifies the pixel density on a screen, and a higher ppi generally translates to a clearer display. In the case of the Honor 30S, its elevated ppi of ~405 indicates a superior capacity to render images, text, and videos with increased clarity, making it more adept at providing users with a visually striking and clear display compared to the Xiaomi Mix 4.

In terms of display hardware, the Xiaomi Mix 4 stands out with its AMOLED technology display, presenting a significant advantage over the Honor 30S, which incorporates an IPS LCD screen. The Xiaomi Mix 4 with AMOLED technology excels in providing superior visual performance, marked by vibrant colors, deeper blacks, and higher contrast ratios. The architecture of AMOLED displays involves the emission of light individually from each pixel, facilitating precise control and achieving true blacks by completely turning off pixels. This characteristic contributes to a more immersive viewing experience characterized by enhanced color accuracy and sharpness.

When comparing the refresh rate time of the Xiaomi Mix 4 and the Honor 30S, the Xiaomi Mix 4 emerges as the superior choice due to its maximum 120Hz refresh rate, surpassing the Honor 30S with 60Hz refresh rate. The refresh rate refers to the number of times per second a display refreshes its image. A higher refresh rate results in smoother and more responsive visuals, particularly noticeable during activities like scrolling through content or playing fast paced games. The Xiaomi Mix 4 with 120Hz refresh rate ensures a more fluid and seamless user experience, reducing motion blur and enhancing the overall display quality. This feature not only contributes to a visually appealing interface but also elevates the device performance, making it more adept at handling dynamic content with precision and speed.

Connectivity Features

If we compare the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S, both are supported by 5G networks, their performance in this aspect will be a tie. The absence of a distinction in their network support positions the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S on equal footing, making the performance in this regard identical. Users seeking advanced 5G connectivity features can find both devices to be equally capable, offering a comparable experience in terms of network performance.

Assessing Wi-Fi technology reveals significant differences between the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S. First, the Xiaomi Mix 4 features Wi-Fi 6e, while Honor 30S utilizes by Wi-Fi 5 technology. From a technical standpoint, Xiaomi Mix 4 holds superiority given that Wi-Fi 6e offers heightened speeds, increased capacity, and superior performance compared to Wi-Fi 5. Consequently, the Xiaomi Mix 4 ensures a more seamless and efficient connectivity experience than Honor 30S.

Next, in the Bluetooth technology sector, the Xiaomi Mix 4 is equipped with advanced Bluetooth 5.2, surpassing the Honor 30S, which only utilizes Bluetooth 5.1. This condition gives the Xiaomi Mix 4 a distinct advantage, as Bluetooth 5.2 brings more enhancements in terms of data transfer speeds, range, and overall efficiency compared to Bluetooth 5.1. Therefore, the Xiaomi Mix 4 is better and more technologically advanced in the realm of Bluetooth connectivity when compared to the Honor 30S.

Leveraging NFC technology, the Xiaomi Mix 4 emerges as the superior choice over the Honor 30S due to its NFC functionality, a feature notably absent in the Honor 30S. The NFC (Near Field Communication) are stands as a wireless technology facilitating swift and seamless data transfer between devices in close proximity. The absence of NFC in the Honor 30S hampers its capacity for convenient interactions, whether it be quick file sharing, contactless payments, or efficient connectivity with other NFC enabled devices. In contrast, the inclusion of NFC in the Xiaomi Mix 4 enhances its versatility and practicality, providing users with a broader range of seamless applications.

RAM & Storage

In this RAM comparison, our focus is specifically on evaluating the performance of the highest variant RAM option available for both devices. By narrowing the scope to the top tier RAM configurations, we aim to provide a targeted analysis of the devices capabilities in terms of memory capacity and speed. This approach allows for a more direct and relevant assessment, particularly for users who prioritize and invest in the most robust RAM configurations offered by each device.

Considering the specification data, Xiaomi Mix 4 boasts 8GB / 12GB of RAM, surpassing Honor 30S offering 6GB / 8GB RAM. In this scenario, Xiaomi Mix 4 holds a distinct advantage due to its larger RAM capacity. A greater RAM amount is beneficial for multitasking and handling resource intensive applications. With more RAM, the device can efficiently manage multiple tasks simultaneously, leading to smoother performance and faster responsiveness. This translates into a superior user experience, especially for those who engage in demanding tasks or run numerous apps concurrently.

Similar to our approach in comparing RAM, we focus exclusively on evaluating the highest variant of internal memory available for both devices. This targeted comparison ensures a comprehensive analysis of the devices storage capabilities by considering their top tier configurations. By concentrating on the highest internal memory variants, we provide users with insights relevant to those seeking maximum storage capacity and performance. This approach acknowledges that consumers who opt for the highest memory configurations prioritize ample storage for various applications, multimedia content, and files.

Referring to the specification data, Xiaomi Mix 4 emerges as the superior choice over Honor 30S, evident in its internal memory configuration of 128GB / 256GB / 512GB, surpassing the 128GB / 256GB range offered by the latter. The advantage of having a larger internal memory becomes apparent as it allows users to store a greater volume of data, including apps, photos, videos, and files. This expanded storage capacity is particularly advantageous for users with extensive multimedia libraries, those engaged in content creation, or those who require ample space for various applications. Xiaomi Mix 4 higher internal memory range positions it as a more suitable option for individuals seeking a device with generous storage capabilities, accommodating diverse needs and ensuring a smoother user experience.

Differing from the Xiaomi Mix 4, the Honor 30S stands out by offering an extra feature external memory expansion option. This feature, notably absent in the Xiaomi Mix 4, proves to be quite beneficial for users seeking versatility and increased storage flexibility. With this capability, users can enhance the device existing storage by adding a compatible external memory card. It's particularly advantageous for individuals needing extra space to store large files, multimedia content, or additional applications, all without being confined to the limitations of the device internal storage. The external memory expansion feature empowers users to personalize and expand their storage capacity based on their evolving needs, providing a convenient solution for those with dynamic or expanding data requirements.

Gaming Experience

Within the domain of gaming experience comparisons, evaluating performance by individual devices on a global scale becomes a more viable approach, given the inherent challenges associated with directly comparing devices side by side based solely on CPU and GPU specifications. The complexity, nuanced software optimizations, and diverse user preferences make a comprehensive side by side comparison using hardware specifications alone a difficult task. Relying solely on such technical data may lead to ambiguous or misrepresented results. Therefore, focusing on the overall performance of individual devices can provides a more holistic perspective.

First, Xiaomi Mix 4 stands out with its impressive hardware, featuring the robust Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ paired with the Adreno 660. This dynamic combination ensures a superior gaming experience, highlighting the device capability to handle high performance tasks with ease. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ provides substantial processing power, while the Adreno 660 contributes to seamless graphics rendering. Gamers can enjoy a lag free and enhanced gaming experience on the Xiaomi Mix 4, even when using high presets. The device overall performance shines, offering users confidence in its ability to deliver smooth and uninterrupted gaming sessions without compromising on quality or experiencing degraded performance.

Next, Honor 30S features a balanced hardware configuration, incorporating the Kirin 820 processor and Mali-G57. Positioned as a device catering to the middle-class gaming segment, this combination allows for a satisfactory gaming experience at mid-level presets. While it may not compete with flagship devices in terms of extreme graphics performance, the Kirin 820 and Mali-G57 tandem enables the Honor 30S to proficiently handle gaming tasks at mid to high graphic presets. Overall, the device delivers a commendable performance, ensuring users a smooth and enjoyable experience across various gaming scenarios, striking a practical balance between performance and affordability.

Move to RAM specification hardware, the comparison between Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S suggests that the former may offer a superior performance due to its larger RAM capacity. A larger RAM amount contributes significantly to the overall performance of a mobile device, particularly in the context of gaming. RAM functions as the temporary storage space for active applications, including games. With a greater RAM capacity, a device like Xiaomi Mix 4 can efficiently handle and store more game related data, reducing the likelihood of slowdowns, lags, or interruptions during gameplay. This is crucial for demanding games that require quick data access and smooth transitions. In essence, a larger RAM capacity allows for better and smoother gameplay.

When it comes to optimizing the gaming experience on mobile phones, screen size plays a crucial role in determining visual clarity and immersion. In the context of the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S, the Xiaomi Mix 4 boasts a slightly larger 6.67" screen compared to the Honor 30S is 6.5" display. This slight difference in size can contribute to a more immersive gaming experience for users. A larger screen provides a more expansive field of view, allowing gamers to perceive in game details with greater clarity and precision. This enhanced visibility becomes particularly important in fast paced games where quick reactions are essential. Additionally, a larger screen can make gaming sessions more enjoyable by offering a more engaging and immersive visual experience.

Comparing the screen refresh rates for gaming experience, the Xiaomi Mix 4 emerges as the superior choice with its impressive 120Hz refresh rate, surpassing the Honor 30S that only comes with 60Hz capability. The higher refresh rate of the Xiaomi Mix 4 translates to smoother motion and more responsive visuals during gaming sessions, providing a competitive edge for gamers. The 120Hz refresh rate allows for quicker updates of on screen content, reducing motion blur and enhancing the overall gaming performance. A higher refresh rate is crucial for delivering a more immersive and fluid gaming experience, particularly in fast paced games where quick reactions are essential.

Camera Features

Xiaomi Mix 4 appears to be in for some tough competition from the Honor 30S. While the Xiaomi Mix 4 settles for a Triple Setup, the Honor 30S takes things up a notch with its impressive Quad Setup arrangement. With more lenses features at its disposal, the Honor 30S promises a richer and more diverse set of features for photography enthusiasts. This expanded camera system likely incorporates various focal lengths and capabilities, giving users a more advanced and versatile tool for capturing moments. In comparison, the Xiaomi Mix 4 Triple Setup appears comparatively limited, placing the Honor 30S in a favorable position for those who prioritize a more comprehensive main camera experience.

Navigating the landscape of main camera resolution, the Xiaomi Mix 4 emerges as a standout against the Honor 30S, showcasing an impressive 108 MP camera, while the Honor 30S only comes with 64 MP. Higher megapixel counts typically correlate with finer details and heightened clarity in captured images. This increased resolution opens up possibilities for more extensive cropping and zooming without sacrificing image quality, a significant boon for photography enthusiasts keen on capturing intricate details.

Furthermore, elevated megapixel counts contribute to heightened performance in well lit conditions, yielding sharp and vibrant images. While it's crucial to acknowledge that megapixels alone do not determine camera quality, a larger count, exemplified in the Xiaomi Mix 4, often signals a camera potential for delivering visually stunning and meticulously detailed photographs.

Transitioning to the distinctive camera features of both the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S, it becomes apparent that both devices share a notable advantage the incorporation of dedicated Telephoto camera lenses. This shared feature equips both smartphones with the capability for optical zooming, ensuring that users can magnify subjects without sacrificing image quality. The inclusion of dedicated Telephoto lenses in both devices underscores their commitment to providing advanced photography capabilities.

This feature enhances the versatility of the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S, allowing users to capture distant scenes with sharpness and clarity. The parallel inclusion of this special feature reflects a shared emphasis on delivering superior imaging experiences, particularly in situations where optical zoom is paramount for maintaining high quality results.

When discussing front camera features, the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S appear to be on par, as both devices feature a Single Setup camera configuration. This similarity results in a tie when considering the basic front camera setup. However, it's crucial to note that the differentiation may lie in specific features unique to each devices camera system. Examining additional specifications, such as sensor quality, image processing capabilities, and any specialized features, will likely reveal distinctions that can influence the overall performance and user experience of the front cameras on the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S. While they share a common Single Setup, the truth may be in the details when comparing the specific attributes that contribute to the overall imaging capabilities of these devices.

A cursory examination of front camera specifications reveals that the Xiaomi Mix 4 outshines the Honor 30S, boasting a significantly higher 20 MP front camera compared to the 16 MP front camera on the Honor 30S. In general, a higher megapixel count in a front camera tends to contribute to better image resolution and clarity in selfies. A larger megapixel count allows for more details to be captured, resulting in sharper and more vivid images. This can be particularly beneficial for selfie purposes, as users often seek clear and detailed self portraits. The higher resolution provided by a larger megapixel count allows for better cropping and zooming without compromising image quality, contributing to an overall improved selfie experience.

Next, when comparing video recording capabilities, the Xiaomi Mix 4 stands out as more powerful than the Honor 30S, primarily due to the inclusion of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) in the Xiaomi Mix 4, a feature absent in the Honor 30S. OIS is a technology that mitigates the impact of hand movements or vibrations while recording videos, ensuring smoother and more stable footage. The absence of OIS in the Honor 30S may result in less steady videos, especially in situations where there is hand movement or external vibrations. The Xiaomi Mix 4 integration of OIS contributes to a superior video recording experience, allowing users to capture clear and stable footage even in challenging conditions, making it a preferred choice for those who prioritize high quality and professional looking videos.

Battery Endurance

Comes to the battery power, it becomes evident that the Xiaomi Mix 4 surpasses the Honor 30S. The Xiaomi Mix 4 boasts a substantial 4500 mAh battery, while the Honor 30S falls slightly behind with a 4000 mAh capacity. This discrepancy in battery size positions the Xiaomi Mix 4 as the more potent device in terms of power. With a higher milliampere-hour rating, the Xiaomi Mix 4 is poised to deliver extended usage and endurance, providing users with a more robust and long lasting battery performance compared to the Honor 30S.

In a positive turn of events, both the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S come equipped with fast charging features. However, upon closer inspection, the Xiaomi Mix 4 emerges as the superior choice. While the Honor 30S offers a respectable 40W Fast Charging, the Xiaomi Mix 4 outpaces it with a more robust Fast Charging 120W capability. This discrepancy in charging speeds positions the Xiaomi Mix 4 as the frontrunner in terms of battery charging time. The faster charging rate of the Xiaomi Mix 4 provides users with a swifter and more efficient charging experience, making it the preferred option for those seeking rapid battery replenishment without compromising on performance.

Security Features

Luckly, users can find satisfaction in both the Xiaomi Mix 4 and Honor 30S, as both devices are equipped with dedicated biometric sensors. This inclusion enhances the security features of both devices, providing users with a robust means of safeguarding their data and device access. Having a dedicated biometric sensor, offers users a more secure and convenient method of authentication. The uniqueness and precision of biometric data make it challenging for unauthorized users to gain access, contributing to an overall heightened level of security. This not only protects sensitive information but also enhances the user experience by providing a swift and personalized means of unlocking and accessing the device.

Advantages

Pros list

No notable advantages found on this device

  • Full 5G network support
  • High quality build materials
  • Multiple rear camera options
  • NFC capability
  • Brilliant display panel
  • Fast WLAN connection
  • Latest Bluetooth technology
  • Large RAM capacity
  • Large internal memory
  • Fast charging feature
  • Dedicated biometric sensor
  • Stereo speaker function

No notable advantages found on this device

  • Full 5G network support
  • High quality build materials
  • Multiple rear camera options
  • Large RAM capacity
  • Large internal memory
  • Expandable storage with external memory card
  • Fast charging feature
  • Dedicated biometric sensor

Disadvantages

Cons list

No significant disadvantage features found on this device

No significant disadvantage features found on this device

  • Lacks NFC feature
  • Average WLAN connection speed
  • Uses old Bluetooth version

Benchmark

Point Result

Xiaomi Mix 4

Build Quality : 100
Display : 100
Camera : 90
Performance : 100
Memory : 100
Network : 100
Connectivity : 100
Battery : 100
Sensor : 100
Audio : 100

Honor 30S

Build Quality : 95
Display : 90
Camera : 100
Performance : 100
Memory : 100
Network : 100
Connectivity : 90
Battery : 100
Sensor : 90
Audio : 95

Final Score

/ 1000

/ 1000

The total score is calculated based on all segmentation scores, and the maximum score is 1000. The total score reflects the overall quality of the device. If a device has a higher total score than its competitors, it is considered better overall.

However, a high total score does not necessarily mean that the device is excellent in all segmentation scores. If you are looking for a device with specific features, it is best to look at the score for that particular segmentation to make an informed decision.

Based on our calculation matrix, the best device overall on this comparison page is :

The Winner is :

Xiaomi Mix 4

Xiaomi Mix 4

After comparing the specifications data above, we can confidently say that Xiaomi Mix 4 has better overall performance than Honor 30S, based on the final score data.

The Winner is :

Both are Winner!

After comparing the specifications data above, we can conclude that Xiaomi Mix 4 has a very similar overall performance to Honor 30S, based on the final score data.

The Winner is :

Honor 30S

Honor 30S

After comparing the specifications data above, we can confidently say that Honor 30S has better overall performance than Xiaomi Mix 4, based on the final score data.

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