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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X12Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro X18Galaxy 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 better 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!


12 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)vsGalaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
 47%47%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 15%15%
+Larger screen
6.53"vs5.7"
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs(back) 12.2MP
 50%50%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/1.7" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 29%29%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4500 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)vsRedmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
 18%18%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs200 grams (7 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front/back glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 46%46%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 30%30%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs395 PPI
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
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsP2i certified

30 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (111GB user available) / 128GB (114GB user available)
UFS 2.1 / UFS 2.0
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (front-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
ModelRedmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Also known asXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region availableVarious (International)ChinaHong Kong
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2016
Depth8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight200 grams (7 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MC4 800MhzQualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (114GB user available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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, 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/upload600/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung 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 recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Main camera(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1/4" 1.12µm)
2MP macro (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75µm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75µm)
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm 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 on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Front camera20 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung 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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4500 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk timefeature not registered2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standbyfeature not registered18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.15 W/Kg (head) | 1.18 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK1 W/Kg (head) | 1.47 W/Kg (body)feature not registered