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Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)
5.84"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

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 6 Pro (64GB)10 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)vsGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+1080x2280 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+432 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+5.84"12%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+Face unlockAdvantage
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
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)13%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
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.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+18W80%
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.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

32 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available) / 64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
ModelRedmi 6 Pro (64GB)Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Other model names红米6 Pro M1805D1SE, M1805D1SC, M1805D1ST, Xiaomi SakuraGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Sim
Country or region availableChinaIndia
China, India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateJune, 2018January, 2017
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.7 x 149.3 millimeters (2.82 x 5.88 in)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory4GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.84" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)432 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkCDMA 800 (China version), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkIndia version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6

India version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40,41)
VoLTE

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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
CallingXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.21.12μm
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
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 on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Red, Rose Gold
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 6 Pro (64GB)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.522W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)
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