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Realme 8i (128GB/4GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Realme 8i vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2412

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)Compare Realme 8i X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

8i (128GB/4GB)7 Advantages Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)vsRedmi Note 11 5G (256GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+120Hz33%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs90Hz
+1080x2412 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+400 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs399 PPI
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
2.05GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (104GB available)vs+256GB (218GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(dual camera) 50MP + 8MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
18Wvs+33W83%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Mono sound (not stereo)vs+Stereo sound with dual speakersAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
Not supportedvs+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

36 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
6.6"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+29 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Model8i (128GB/4GB)Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Other model namesRealme 8i RMX3151 (128GB+4GB RAM)红米Note 11 5G (21091116AC)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandRealmeXiaomi
Release date9/14/2021, Announced: 9/9/202111/1/2021, Announced: 10/28/2021
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 164.1 millimeters (2.97 x 6.46 in)75.78 x 163.56 millimeters (2.98 x 6.44 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceRealme UI 2.0MIUI 12.5

⚙️ Processor

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 810 (6nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC2 (850MHz)ARM Mali-G57 MC2
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 350000 (v9)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (218GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2412 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI399 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate120Hz90Hz
Display features600nits[peak]Not supported

📶 Mobile networks

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload400/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 28, 41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2119°1/4"1.12µm
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.76" inches1/2.76" inches
Pixel size0.64µm pixel0.64µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Stereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Hi-Res audio
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging33W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Space Black, Space Purple
- Screen film protector
- Case protector
- Colors: Graphite, Pearl White, Star Blue, Twilight Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Realme 8i (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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