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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro XSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)24Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 FE X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)

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 S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)vsRedmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+190 grams (6.65 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front/back
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+405 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+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/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP61%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 20MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1800 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+25W39%
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.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsP2i certified
6.5"vs+6.53"1%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 8MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP136%
Higher resolution main camera
1/1.76" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches4%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

28 Common items in both devices
128GB (103GB available) / 128GB (111GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
ModelGalaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Fan Edition SM-G780F/Dual-Sim (4G LTE)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro M1906G7G Global version (Hybrid-sim)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2020September, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 159.8 millimeters (2.93 x 6.29 in)76.4 x 161.35 millimeters (3.01 x 6.35 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G90T (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11ARM Mali-G76 MC4 800Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz, 500 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1800/200 Mbps600/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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 S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º13mm1/3.0"1.12µm
8MP telephotof/2.476mm1/4.5"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
Zoomfeature not registeredOnly 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 S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.74" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Lavender, Mint, Navy, White, Red, Orange
- One UI 2.5
- Always-On Display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Tuned by AKG
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Deep Sea Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9 and HDR display
- GAME Turbo 2.0
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20 FE (SM-G780F/DS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.15W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1W/kg (head) | 1.47W/kg (body)
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