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.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.8
Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.6
7.2
Performance & Hardware
6.6
6.8
Camera
7.3
7.1
Connectivity
6.6
7.1
Battery
4.4
6.6

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, 1 year ago
January 2019, 1 year 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
Plastic, Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold
Black

Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal
5.99"
6.3"
Type
LCD IPS
LTPS LCD
Aspect Ratio
18:9
19.5:9
Resolution
1080 x 2160 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
403 Pixels per inch
409 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • LED Notifications
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Physical buttons
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • NTSC
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)

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
Type
--
LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
134.292 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 72% of devices
166.147 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 77% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
Type
eMMC 5.1 Storage
eMMC 5.1 Storage
SD Slot
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

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

Camera

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX486 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.75
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.25 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Portrait mode (depth)
2
Resolution
20 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX376 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.75
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2.78

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGM1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2
Portrait mode (depth)
2
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K5E8
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/5
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Front Flash
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual 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
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
20 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX376 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
2.00 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2.78
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Features
-
-

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
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • 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
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
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou

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

--
1.150 W/Kg on head
1.170 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3010 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
Yes, 10.0W
Yes, 18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V11 (Android 10)
MIUI V11 (Android 9 P)

Prices

Prices

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