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Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J4 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8 XSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)05Points
Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
6.22"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)

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!

Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)vsRedmi 8 (32GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
+175 grams (6.13 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)16%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core76%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
Flash (EEPROM)vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1520 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+270 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.22"13%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP10%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
Plastic body / Plastic body, glass front
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
Android 9.0 Pie
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
ModelGalaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Redmi 8 (32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy J4 J400F/Dual-sim, SM-J400FZKDINSXiaomi Redmi 8 (3GB RAM + 32GB) M1908C3IC, MZB8255IN
Country or region availableUnited Arab EmiratesIndiaPakistan(Global, International)
United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan, (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateMay, 2018October, 2019
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 151.7 millimeters (3.04 x 5.97 in)75.4 x 156.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.16 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic bodyPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches6.22" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (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)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 850/900/1800Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100M1908C3IC version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

MZB8255IN version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat4
VoLTE

M1908C3IC version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

MZB8255IN version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (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
CameraSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (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 J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Orchid Gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Green
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.356W/kg (head) | 1.492W/kg (body)feature not registered
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