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Samsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DS vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J7 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X06Samsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DS
Samsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DS
5.5"
TFT

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 X21Xiaomi 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 Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/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!


06 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DS
Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSvsRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
 12%12%
+Lighter
168 grams (5.88 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 19%19%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 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
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

21 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)vsGalaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DS
 58%58%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1.5GB LPDDR3
 91%91%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 19%19%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1520 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
271 PPIvs267 PPI
 13%13%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.5"
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
 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)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 67%67%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP
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

21 Common items in both devices
Plastic body / Plastic body, front glass
16 million
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM with RDS / FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C, 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 J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
ModelGalaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSRedmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Also known asGalaxy J7 SM-J700H/Dual-Sim 3G HSPA+Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region availableRussiaIndiaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateJune, 2015September, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)79.1 x 152.2 millimeters (3.11 x 5.99 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic bodyPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB user available)32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.5" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi 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
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE 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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, 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/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/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/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: 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 J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi 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
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- 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 J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy J7 3G SM-J700H/DSXiaomi Redmi 8A (2GB/32GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.26 W/Kg (head) | 1.23 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.666 W/Kg (head) | 0.552 W/Kg (body)feature not registered