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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A) vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 7 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 Note 7 (SM-N930A)28Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 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? Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)

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 Note 7 (SM-N930A)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)vsRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)10 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (52GB available)148%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)19%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2560 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+515 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs271 PPI
+(back) 12.2MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.7"vs+6.2"9%
Larger screen
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3500 mAhvs+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+16 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Other model namesAT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 7 N930A, Galaxy Note 6Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateAugust, 2016September, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)
UFS 2.0
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1520 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 850/1900/2100Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 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 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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 networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)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 Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
USBUSB 3.1 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
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- 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 Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standby18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930A)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.65W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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