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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4) vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X28Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 X09Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)

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!


28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)
Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)vsRedmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR3
 148%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (52GB user available)vs32GB (21GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.0vseMMC 5.1
 11%11%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 19%19%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 90%90%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs271 PPI
 2%2%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 12.2MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+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
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

09 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)vsGalaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)
 25%25%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 9%9%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.7"
 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 7.0 Nougat
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 43%43%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

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
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
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
4.2 version A2DP
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Also known asUS Cellular Samsung Galaxy Note 7 N930R4, Galaxy Note 6Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8298IN, MZB8299IN, MZB8369IN
Country or region availableUSAChinaIndiaVarious (International)
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, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Architecture - 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 LPDDR43GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (52GB user available)
UFS 2.0
32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.7" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 25)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
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 data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, 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
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
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 Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Main camera12.2 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
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
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
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 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 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-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
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
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W18W
Talk time2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standby18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (SM-N930R4)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.65 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered