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Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A40s vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X15Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058
Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A40s X05Xiaomi 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 Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058

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!


15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058
Galaxy A40s SM-A3058vsRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 124%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (47GB user available)vs32GB (21GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 8%8%
+Lighter
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 3%3%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1560 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6.2"
 90%90%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 5MPvs(back) 12MP
 99%99%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
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
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

05 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)vsGalaxy A40s SM-A3058
 12%12%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
271 PPIvs268 PPI
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

30 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, front glass
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
5000 mAh
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
ModelGalaxy A40s SM-A3058Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Also known asGalaxy A40s 4G+ SM-A3058ZBFCHM 6GB RAM + 64GB (Galaxy M30)Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region availableChinaIndiaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateMarch, 2019September, 2019
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159 millimeters (2.96 x 6.26 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (47GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.4" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1560 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
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, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Main camera(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm 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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Front camera16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi 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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- Dolby Atmos sound
- WiFi direct, 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 autonomySamsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W18W
Talk timefeature not registered2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standby25020 minutes | 417 hours | 17.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A40s SM-A3058Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered