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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo XXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)16Points
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)
5.99"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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08PointsSamsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)

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!

Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)16 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)vsGalaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (23GB available)130%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+Aluminum body, glass front, aluminum back with plastic endsAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+368 PPI38%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+5.99"9%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+170 grams (5.95 ounces)6%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)7%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
Dual-LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

24 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
(front) 5MP
+17 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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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
ModelRedmi 5 Plus (32GB)Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
Other model names红米5 Plus (32GB + 3GB RAM) MEG7, Xiaomi VinceSamsung Galaxy J7 Neo J701M/Dual-Sim
Country or region availableChinaHong KongSingaporeTaiwan
China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date2/22/20188/1/2017
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.45 x 158.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.24 in)78.6 x 152.4 millimeters (3.09 x 6 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, aluminum back with plastic endsPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
System versionAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7870 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
1.6GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzARM Mali-T830 MP1 (700MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (23GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.99" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)368 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,13,17,28,66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: 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 only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered21 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Rose Gold
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9.5
- Silicone case included
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Silver
- ISDB-T HDTV
- Dongle for TV
- ANT+

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (SM-J701M/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.68W/kg (head), 0.38W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.519W/kg (head), 1.39W/kg (body)
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