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VIVO Z3 (SD710) vs Xiaomi Mi 8 SE specs comparison

Two smartphones equipped with the Snapdragon 710 chipset will be put side-by-side to see which one has the upper hand when it comes to specifications. Will it be the VIVO Z3 or the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE? Let’s begin the specs comparison.

Here are their detailed specs:

SpecificationVIVO Z3Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
Display6.3? FHD+ 19:9 IPS display @ 2280 x 1080px, 400ppi5.88" FHD+ 18.7:9 AMOLED display @2244 x 1080)px, 423ppi
Glass Protectionn/aCorning Gorilla Glass 5
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 710 2.2GHz octa-coreQualcomm Snapdragon 710 2.2GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 615 GPUAdreno 615 GPU
Storage64GB/128GB storage64GB/128GB storage
Rear Camera16MP f/2.0 + 2MP f/2.4 dual rear cameras12MP f/1.9 + 5MP f/2.0 AI dual rear cameras
Front Camera12MP front camera20MP AI front camera
Connectivity4G LTE4G VoLTE
SIMDual-SIM (nano)Dual-SIM (nano)
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/acWiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Special Feature4D Game Shock-
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C w/ OTGUSB Type-C w/ OTG
Sensor- IR Face Unlock
- Under-display fingerprint scanner
-Fingerprint scanner (rear-mount)
-Face Unlock
OSAndroid 8.1 OreoMIUI 10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery3,315mAh battery w/ dual-engine flash charging3,120mAh battery w/ QC 3.0

Here are the advantages of each smartphone:


  • Larger screen size
  • Slightly higher screen aspect ratio
  • Slightly higher horizontal screen resolution
  • Higher main rear camera resolution
  • 4D Game Shock
  • Under-display fingerprint scanner
  • Larger battery capacity

Xiaomi Mi 8 SE


  • Higher pixel density
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Higher secondary rear camera resolution
  • Wider main and secondary rear camera aperture
  • Higher front camera resolution

The VIVO Z3 has a larger screen size with higher aspect ratio and horizontal resolution while the Mi 8 SE compensates its smaller setup with a higher pixel density and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Both devices may have different panels with its own advantages and will be able to satisfy users who are fond of watching and streaming videos.

Both smartphones sport the same Snapdragon 710 chipset which should yield a similar performance. There shouldn’t be a problem when it comes to multi-tasking and playing moderate-to-graphics intensive games, however, the Z3 comes with a 4D Game Shock which amplifies a user’s gaming experience so you might want to go for this one.

The Z3 has a higher main rear camera resolution with a narrower aperture while the Mi 8 SE has a higher secondary rear and front MP value. The number of pixels is just half of the picture so we’ll know more about its quality once we get our hands on both smartphones.

In terms of battery capacities, the Z3 carries a slightly larger one but battery life could be different depending on how their systems manage the resources.

Here are their prices:

  • VIVO Z3 6GB + 64GB (SD710) – CNY 1,598 (~PHP 12,300)
  • VIVO Z3 6GB + 128GB (SD710) –  CNY 2,298 (~PHP 17,688)
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 SE 4GB + 64GB – CNY 1,799 (~PHP 13,847)
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 SE 6GB + 64GB – CNY 1,999 (~PHP 15,387)

If you were to choose, which one will you get? Let us know in the comments section below.


Vaughn is your go-to person when it comes to comparing gadgets especially smartphones. He's also a gamer by heart and the "Hackerman" of the team.

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1 Response

  1. nell says:

    vivoz3 and uhh mi chance pu ba na makarating vivoz3 dito sa pinas?

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