Redmi Note 7 vs Redmi Note 8: Comparison

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.5
Cost-effectiveness
8.7
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.2
7.3
Performance & Hardware
6.9
7.1
Camera
7.1
7.5
Connectivity
7.1
7.2
Battery
6.7
7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xiaomi Redmi Note7, Red Rice Note 7, Red Rice Note7, M1901F7G
Xiaomi Redmi Note8, Gingko, M1908C3JG

Release Date

Release date
January 2019, 1 year ago
August 2019, 9 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.2 mm
159.2 mm
8.1 mm
75.3 mm
158.3 mm
8.4 mm
Weight
186 g
190 g
Usable surface
81 %
81 %
Materials
Plastic, Glass
Plastic, Glass, P2i Nano coating
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Red
Black

White

Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal
6.3"
6.3"
Type
LTPS LCD
LTPS LCD
Aspect Ratio
19.5:9
19.5:9
Resolution
1080 x 2340 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
409 Pixels per inch
409 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Brightnes 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • NTSC
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 84% NTSC
  • LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 3D curved glass screen
  • Frameless
  • Notch
  • 2.5D curved glass glass
  • Water Drop Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Redmi Note 7
Print 3D Model
Redmi Note 8
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPU
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 + 4x 1.7 GHz Kryo 260
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 512
Qualcomm Adreno 610

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB
Type
LPDDR4X RAM
--

Antutu

Score
166.147 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 78% of devices
170.516 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 79% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
64 GB
Type
eMMC 5.1 Storage
eMMC 5.0 Storage
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Quad rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5KGM1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.79
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/2
Wide Angle lens
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV8856
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/4
Macro lens
3
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV02A10
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8
Portrait mode (depth)
4
Resolution
2 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV02A10
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
Sensor size
1/2.8
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Dual camera
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Quadruple camera
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
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
  • 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)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x

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.

0.591 W/Kg on head
1.274 W/Kg on body
0.191 W/Kg on head
1.034 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
0.374 W/Kg on head
0.987 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

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

Software

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

Prices

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