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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X08Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GB
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3080
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime X24Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB

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!


08 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GB
Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBvsGalaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
 10%10%
+Lighter
153 grams (5.36 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 5%5%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.1.1 NougatvsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GBvsRedmi Note 5A Prime 32GB
 34%34%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (114GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 93%93%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs267 PPI
 4%4%
+Larger screen
5.7"vs5.5"
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
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 29%29%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3080 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
4.2 version A2DP
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
ModelRedmi Note 5A Prime 32GBGalaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Also known as红米Note 5A 高配版, Redmi Note 5A-S Prime MDG6S, MDE6S, MDT6SSamsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region availableChinaChinaHong Kong
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2017September, 2016
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.2 x 153 millimeters (3 x 6.02 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight153 grams (5.36 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory3GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB user available)128GB (114GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100, TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 2000/1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Main camera13 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.5" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
Front camera16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
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
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Gold, Dark Grey, Silver, Rose Gold
- 2.5D glass screen
- 450-nits brightness
- MIUI 9.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- Fast battery charging
- PMA wireless charging
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5m and 30min
- nanoSim2 or microSD (shared slot)
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3080 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standby14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime 32GBSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos SM-N9300 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered