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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB) vs Nokia N96

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Nokia N96 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia N96 XXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)28Points
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia N96
2.8"
TFT

240x320

5
MP

0.3mp

128MB
RAM

32bit Single

950
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)

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/3GB)28 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)vsN964 Advantages Nokia N96
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core13 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs264Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+3GB LPDDR323 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs128MB SDRAM
+32GB (21GB available)31%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC2 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 160GB microSD, microSDHC
+9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)91%
Thinner
vs18 millimeters (0.71 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+720x1520 pixels13 times
Higher resolution screen
vs240x320 pixels
+271 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs143 PPI
+6.2"121%
Larger screen
vs2.8"
+(back) 12MP138%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+(front) 8MP25 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 0.3MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsVGA (640x480)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) QVGA (320x240)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)69 times
More apps available to download and use
vs50000 apps (Nokia Ovi Store)
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G HSDPA
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps41 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSDPA) 3.6 Mbps
+Capacitive MultitouchAdvantage
The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh4 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs950 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)
+802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+125 grams (4.38 ounces)50%
Lighter
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash 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
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere

11 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Speakerphone
Video calling
+4 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/3GB)N96
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8298IN, MZB8299IN, MZB8369INNokia N96 US, Nokia N96-3 RM-247
Country or region available(Global, International)ChinaIndia
(Global, International), China, India
feature not registered
BrandXiaomiNokia
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2008
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)18 millimeters (0.71 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)55 x 103 millimeters (2.17 x 4.06 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)125 grams (4.38 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieSymbian 9.3 S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)32bit - STMicroelectronics Nomadik STn8815A12
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
264Mhz Single-Core ARM926EJ-S
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhzfeature not registered
RAM memory3GB LPDDR3128MB SDRAM
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 160GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size6.2" inches2.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~42.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)240x320 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchNot supported
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI143 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, 400 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
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)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps3.6 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G
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
Not supported
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)
Not supported
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, LTECSD, HSCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
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/3GB)Nokia N96
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsVGA (640x480) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorNot supportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo on both camerasfeature not registered
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)QVGA (320x240)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, WMV, 3GP, RV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WMA, WAV, RA, AAC, M4A
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supported3.5mm (same audio output)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP2.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5feature not registered
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Accelerometer
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, Quartz
- Carl Zeiss optics
- N-Gage compatible
- TV DVB-H Class C (470-750MHz)
- Document viewer Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
- Java framework
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BL-5F
Battery capacity5000 mAh950 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days150 minutes | 2.5 hours | 0.1 day
Standbyfeature not registered12000 minutes | 200 hours | 8.3 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Nokia N96
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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