Realme 5i vs Redmi Note 8T: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Realme 5i vs Redmi Note 8T. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.9 Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.1 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 6.5 Design & Materials 6.2 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.7 Performance & Hardware 6.7 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 7.0 Camera 7.3 Camera
Connectivity score 5.8 Connectivity 7.6 Connectivity
Battery score 8.3 Battery 6.5 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.5
7 opinions
8.4
61 opinions

Summary

Inches 6.5" 6.3"
Resolution HD+ FHD+
Usable surface 82% useful 80% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 19.5:9
Dimensions 75.0 mm
164.4 mm
9.3 mm
75.4 mm
161.2 mm
8.6 mm
Weight 195 g 199 g
Micro SnapD. 665
Octa-Core
SnapD. 665
Octa-Core
RAM 4 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 170.500
v8
170.516
v8
Battery 5000 mAh 4000 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
IMX386 Exmor RS
2 3 4
1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.79
S5KGM1
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 13 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand Realme Xiaomi
Aliases -- M1908C3XG

Release Date

Release date January 2020,
1 year ago
November 2019,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Realme 5i
Redmi Note 8T
Realme 5i
Redmi Note 8T
Size
75.0 mm
164.4 mm
9.3 mm
Print 3D Model
75.4 mm
161.2 mm
8.6 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 195 g 199 g
Usable surface 82 % 80 %
Materials Plastic Plastic, Glass, P2i Nano coating
Resistance - -
Colors
Blue

Green
Black

White

Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal 6.5" 6.3"
Type LCD IPS LTPS LCD
Aspect Ratio 20:9 19.5:9
Resolution HD+
720 x 1600 px
FHD+
1080 x 2340 px
Density 270 Pixels per inch 409 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Brightnes 480 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1200:1 contrast ratio
  • NTSC
  • 72% NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • In-cell
  • Water Drop Notch
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 84% NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • 2.5D curved glass glass
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.4
7.9
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.3
8.9
Is it comfortable?
8.0
8.5
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
6.3
8.3
Number of reviews
7 opinions
61 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPU 4x Kryo 260 2.0 GHz + 4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz 4x Kryo 260 2.0 GHz + 4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 11 nm 11 nm
Frequency 2 GHz 2 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610 Qualcomm Adreno 610

RAM

RAM 4 GB 4 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM --

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 64 GB
Type -- eMMC 5.0 Storage
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.0
8.5
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.0
8.6
What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.0
8.1
Number of reviews
7 opinions
61 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Quad rear camera Quad rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 48 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX386 Exmor RS Samsung S5KGM1
Type CMOS BSI ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.79
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.25 µm 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/2.9 1/2
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Omnivision OV8856
Type
--
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.25
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
1/4
3
Camera type

Portrait mode (depth)

Macro lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Omnivision OV02A10
Type
--
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
1/2.8
4
Camera type

Macro lens

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
2 Mpx
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Omnivision OV02A10
Type
--
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.75 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
1/2.8

Features

Flash LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video Yes,
120 fps
Yes,
240 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 8 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Omnivision OV13855
Type CMOS PureCel
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size -- 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- 1/2.9
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.3
9.1
Quality of nighttime photos
5.4
7.7
Quality of selfies
7.9
8.1
Does it have a powerful flash?
7.7
7.9
Number of reviews
7 opinions
61 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- 0.740 W/Kg on head
1.300 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- --

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
8.9
8.8
Quality of the GPS
8.6
8.8
And the WiFi?
8.9
8.7
Number of reviews
7 opinions
61 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5000 mAh
4000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
10.0W
Yes,
18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 43%
    Less than a day
  • 14%
    One day
  • 14%
    More than one day
  • 29%
    Two days or more
  • 3%
    Less than half day
  • 8%
    Less than a day
  • 30%
    One day
  • 51%
    More than one day
  • 8%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
7 opinions
61 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • RealmeUI (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • MIUI V12 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 14%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 57%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 29%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 3%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 80%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 17%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 14%
    Every six months
  • 86%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 2%
    Once a year
  • 43%
    Every six months
  • 55%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
7 opinions
61 opinions

Prices

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