Xiaomi Mi A3 VS. Xiaomi Redmi 8: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Mi A3 VS. Xiaomi Redmi 8. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
8.1
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.5
7.1
Performance & Hardware
7.4
6.5
Camera
8.1
7.4
Connectivity
7.4
6.6
Battery
7.6
8.5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
M1906F9SH, Xiaomi MiA3 Lite, Xiaomi MiA3, mia3
Redmi8, Red Rice 8, Red Rice8, M1908C3IG

Release Date

Release date
July 2019, 7 months ago
October 2019, 4 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
71.9 mm
153.5 mm
8.5 mm
75.4 mm
156.5 mm
9.4 mm
Weight
174 g
188 g
Usable surface
82 %
81 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
P2i Nano coating, Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

White
Black

Blue

Green

Red

Screen

Diagonal
6.09"
6.22"
Type
Amoled Samsung
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1560 px
720 x 1520 px
Density
282 Pixels per inch
271 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 103% NTSC
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 350 cd/m²
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • 60000:1 contrast ratio
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • DC dimming
  • Frameless
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 70% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Mi A3
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi 8
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
CPU
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 + 4x 1.7 GHz Kryo 260
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 4x1.45 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
1.95 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 610
Qualcomm Adreno 505

RAM

RAM
4 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
176.750 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 84% of devices
95.565 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 70% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
No

Camera

Triple rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX582 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.79
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.25
Wide Angle lens
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Portrait mode (depth)
3
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.55
Portrait mode (depth)
2
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • Triple camera
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
60 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
32 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGD1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • 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
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

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)

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.

0.301 W/Kg on head
1.097 W/Kg on body
--
American measurement

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

1.030 W/Kg on head
1.070 W/Kg on body
--

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4030 mAh
5000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
MIUI V11 (Android 9 P)

Prices

Prices

Prices