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Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 8 vs Samsung Galaxy J4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
6.22"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8 X
Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 8 (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 8 (32GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)vsGalaxy J4 (SM-J400M)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core76%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsFlash (EEPROM)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1520 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+270 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+6.22"13%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP10%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+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) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)7%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)16%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

24 Common items in both devices
32GB (21GB available) / 32GB (22GB available)
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
ModelRedmi 8 (32GB)Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8 (3GB RAM + 32GB) M1908C3IC, MZB8255INGalaxy J4 J400M Single-sim, SM-J400MZKMTCE
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019May, 2018
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.16 in)77.2 x 151.7 millimeters (3.04 x 5.97 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.22" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-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 networkM1908C3IC version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

MZB8255IN version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

M1908C3IC version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

MZB8255IN version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,28,66)
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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
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 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm 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 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Green
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Orchid Gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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