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

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

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A XSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)07Points
Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)
5.5"
TFT

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
22PointsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 X
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)

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 J7 (SM-J700H/DS)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)vsRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)19%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+(back) 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core58%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR3vs+2GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)91%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1520 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+271 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.2"13%
Larger screen
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) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
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
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+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+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
Plastic body / Plastic body, glass front
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
ModelGalaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Other model namesGalaxy J7 (3G) SM-J700H/Dual-Sim 3G HSPA+Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region availableRussia
Russia
(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
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, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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 available)
eMMC 4.5
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1520 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 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 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels12 megapixels
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 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + 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 supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H/DS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.26W/kg (head) | 1.23W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.666W/kg (head) | 0.552W/kg (body)feature not registered
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