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Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DS vs Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) vs Xiaomi Redmi 7A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 7A X13Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DS
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DS
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) X13Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB

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!


13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DS
Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSvsRedmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
 3%3%
+Lighter
160 grams (5.6 ounces)vs165 grams (5.78 ounces)
 19%19%
+Thinner
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 7%7%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
 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)
 160%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 13MPvs(front) 5MP
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-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
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

13 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GBvsGalaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DS
 19%19%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 110%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs10GB
 13%13%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1440 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 5%5%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
295 PPIvs282 PPI
 5%5%
+Larger screen
5.45"vs5.2"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 7%7%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.9" inchesvs1/3.1" inches
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 33%33%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

24 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
ModelGalaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSRedmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Also known asGalaxy J5 SM-J530F/Dual-Sim 16GB 2GB RAMXiaomi Redmi 7A (Global) M1903C3EG, M1903C3EH, M1903C3EI
Country or region availableSouth AfricaLatin AmericaAngolaSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab EmiratesEuropeMoroccoEuropeIndiaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2017July, 2019
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)70.41 x 146.3 millimeters (2.77 x 5.76 in)
Weight160 grams (5.6 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage10GB32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.2" inches5.45" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1440 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI295 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat4
VoLTE

M1903C3EG (Global version):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

M1903C3EI, MZB7989IN, MZB7800IN, MZB8008IN, M1903C3EH (India, APAC version):
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 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 J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Main camera13 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.25µm 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Front camera13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
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 (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold
- 18:9 display ratio
- Sony IMX486 back camera sensor
- WiFi Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 10W fast charge support, but includes normal 5W charger*
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered5V/1A=5W*
Talk time1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered27360 minutes | 456 hours | 19 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530F/DSXiaomi Redmi 7A (12MP) 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.74 W/Kg (head) | 0.79 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.349 W/Kg (head) | 1.36 W/Kg (body)feature not registered