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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
32PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)

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 8A (32GB/2GB)3 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)vsGalaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+18W20%
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.
vs15W
+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)
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)143%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+173 grams (6.06 ounces)9%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)16%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
720x1520 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
271 PPIvs+531 PPI96%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 12.2MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

28 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
6.2"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459INT-Mobile Galaxy S8+ G955T (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region available(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019April, 2017
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1024/150 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), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

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

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,18,19,20,25,26,66)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
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, LTEGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955T)
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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