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Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 8 vs Xiaomi Redmi 7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 7 X06Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
6.22"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8 X05Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)

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! Comment!


06 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Redmi 8 (32GB)vsRedmi 7 16GB
 5%5%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3vs2GB LPDDR3
 133%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs16GB (9GB user available)
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
270 PPIvs269 PPI
 22%22%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 25%25%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs4000 mAh

05 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Redmi 7 16GBvsRedmi 8 (32GB)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 4%4%
+Lighter
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 1%1%
+Larger screen
6.26"vs6.22"
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps

38 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, front glass
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
720x1520 pixels
(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
4.2 version A2DP
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
P2i certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
ModelRedmi 8 (32GB)Redmi 7 16GB
Also known asXiaomi Redmi 8 (3GB RAM + 32GB) M1908C3IC, MZB8255INXiaomi Redmi 7 (2GB RAM + 16GB), Xiaomi onclite
Country or region availableVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2019March, 2019
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.16 in)75.58 x 158.73 millimeters (2.98 x 6.25 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 725Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (9GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.22" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1520 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
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)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Global)
Primary 3G networkM1908C3IC version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

MZB8255IN version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Global version (M1810F6LG, M1810F6LI, M1810F6LH):
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

China version (M1810F6LE):
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G 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 Cat6
VoLTE

Global version (M1810F6LG, M1810F6LI, M1810F6LH):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

China version (M1810F6LE):
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
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 / back cameraXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth sensor
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth sensor
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
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 version A2DP4.2 version 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, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Green
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Lunar Red, Eclipse Black, Comet Blue
- 19:9 display ratio
- 450nit display brightness
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W5V/2A=10W
Talk time1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered