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Apple iPhone 11 (256GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone 11 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X24Apple iPhone 11 (256GB)
Apple iPhone 11 (256GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3110
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple iPhone 11 X07Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone 11 (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


24 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 (256GB)
iPhone 11 (256GB)vsRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
 28%28%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 11 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (242GB user available)vs32GB (21GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vseMMC 5.1
 13%13%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
 36%36%
+Higher resolution screen
828x1792 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 20%20%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
324 PPIvs271 PPI
 100%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 54%54%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

07 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)vsiPhone 11 (256GB)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 3%3%
+Lighter
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs6.1"
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
 61%61%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3110 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
USB 2.0 Proprietary connector / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Scratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
ModeliPhone 11 (256GB)Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Also known asiPhone 11 A2111, A2221, A2223Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region availableVarious (International)IndiaVarious (International)
BrandAppleXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2019
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Operating systemiOS 13Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (242GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.1" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution828x1792 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16

A2221 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2111, A2223 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 13mm)
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Front camera(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3110 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W18W
Talk timefeature not registered2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPhone 11 (256GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.09 W/Kg (head) | 1.18 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.95 W/Kg (head) | 0.99 W/Kg (body)feature not registered