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Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GB vs Xiaomi Redmi 2A

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GB vs Xiaomi Redmi 2A phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 2 X20Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GB
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GB
6.26"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

24mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi 2A
4.7"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GB

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 phone! Comment!


20 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GB
Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBvsRedmi 2A
 100%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 12 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs8GB (4GB user available)
 25%25%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 167%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2280 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 29%29%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs312 PPI
 33%33%
+Larger screen
6.26"vs4.7"
 113%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 5MPvs(back) 8MP
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
 16%16%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 11 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(front) 2MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.1 OreovsAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
 52%52%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3350 mAhvs2200 mAh
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
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP

08 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 2A
Redmi 2AvsMi 8 Youth 4GB/64GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsNot supported
 26%26%
+Lighter
134 grams (4.69 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Dragontrail GlassvsNot supported

20 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
ModelMi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBRedmi 2A
Also known as小米8 青春版, Mi8 Youth edition, Xiaomi Mi 8X, Xiaomi PlatinaXiaomi Hongmi 2A, Xiaomi Redmi 2A Dual Sim
Country or region where it's soldChinafeature not registered
Release dateSeptember, 2018March, 2015
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 156.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.16 in)67.2 x 134 millimeters (2.65 x 5.28 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)134 grams (4.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)32bit - Leadcore InnoPower LC1860C
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512 650MhzARM Mali-T628 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (4GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.26" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI312 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedDragontrail Glass
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
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
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1900/2100, TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 1800/2600 (Bands 3,7), TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.0 1.12µm)
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
Front camera24 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
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
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Twilight gold, Dream blue, Deep space gray
- MIUI
- 19:9 screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Yellow, Pink, Green
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- MIUI 6.0
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity3350 mAh2200 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth 4GB/64GBXiaomi Redmi 2A
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered