Xiaomi Redmi 8A VS. Redmi Note 7: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi 8A VS. Redmi Note 7. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8
Cost-effectiveness
8.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.9
7.6
Performance & Hardware
6.4
7.2
Camera
7.1
7.5
Connectivity
6.1
7.2
Battery
8.5
6.9

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Xiaomi Redmi Note7, Red Rice Note 7, Red Rice Note7, M1901F7G

Release Date

Release date
September 2019, 4 months ago
January 2019, 1 year ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.4 mm
156.5 mm
9.4 mm
75.2 mm
159.2 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
188 g
186 g
Usable surface
81 %
81 %
Materials
P2i Nano coating, Plastic
Glass, Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Red
Black

Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal
6.22"
6.3"
Type
LCD IPS
LTPS LCD
Resolution
720 x 1520 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
271 Pixels per inch
409 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 70% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • 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 Redmi 8A
Print 3D Model
Redmi Note 7
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 4x1.45 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.95 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 505
Adreno 512

RAM

RAM
2 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
95.565 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 70% of devices
166.147 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 82% of devices

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

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

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGM1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
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
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • 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
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9

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)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • 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
  • 802.11ac
  • 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 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution 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.

--
0.591 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
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
5000 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V10 (Android 9 Pie)
MIUI V11 (Android 9 P)

Prices

Prices

Prices