Xiaomi Mi A2 VS. Redmi Note 7: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi A2 VS. Redmi Note 7. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
8.8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.7
8.3
Performance & Hardware
7.5
7.2
Camera
7.7
7.9
Connectivity
7.3
7.4
Battery
5.7
7.9

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi MiA2, Jasmine, M1805D1SG
Xiaomi Redmi Note7, Red Rice Note 7, Red Rice Note7, M1901F7G

Release Date

Release date
July 2018, 9 months ago
January 2019, 3 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.4 mm
158.7 mm
7.3 mm
75.2 mm
159.2 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
166 g
186 g
Usable surface
77 %
81 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Metal
Glass, Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold
Black

Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal
5.99"
6.3"
Type
LCD IPS
LTPS LCD
Resolution
1080 x 2160 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
403 Pixels per inch
409 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Physical buttons
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • LED Notifications
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi A2
Print 3D Model
Redmi Note 7
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 512
Adreno 512

RAM

RAM
4 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
134.292
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 84% of devices
144.599
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 88% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
48 Mpx
Pixel size
1.250 µm
0.800 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX486 Exmor RS
Samsung S5KGM1
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/1.75
f/1.8
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
20 Mpx
13 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • 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
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

0.963 W/Kg on head
0.639 W/Kg on body
0.591 W/Kg on head
1.274 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

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1.190 W/Kg on head
1.180 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Capacity
3010 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 9.0 P
MIUI V10 (Android 9 Pie)

Prices

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