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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB) vs Meizu MX5 16GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Meizu MX5 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Meizu MX5 X12Xiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Meizu MX5 16GB
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3150
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Meizu MX5 16GB

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!


12 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)
Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)vsMX5 16GB
 110%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (21GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 13%13%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.5"
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 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)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 59%59%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3150 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

13 Advantages Meizu MX5 16GB
MX5 16GBvsRedmi 8A (3GB/32GB)
 16%16%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 26%26%
+Lighter
149 grams (5.22 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 24%24%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 89%89%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 48%48%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
401 PPIvs271 PPI
 72%72%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 20.7MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
 11%11%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/2.55" inches
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)

25 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
ModelRedmi 8A (3GB/32GB)MX5 16GB
Also known asXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8298IN, MZB8299IN, MZB8369INMeizu MX5 Dual Sim M575U, Meizu MX5 M575M
Country or region availableChinaIndiaVarious (International)ChinaVarious (International)
BrandXiaomiMeizu
Release dateSeptember, 2019August, 2015
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)74.7 x 149.9 millimeters (2.94 x 5.9 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)149 grams (5.22 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6795T Helio X10 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2.2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzPowerVR G6200 MP4 700Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSAMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 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 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 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
M575U model:
UMTS 2100

M575M model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G/5G 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 Cat4

M575U:
LTE 1800/2100 (Bands 1,3)

M575M model:
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 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 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
Main camera12 megapixels20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.2µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF: laser 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 only main camera
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
Front camera8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
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 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 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
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, White, Gold
- Flyme OS 4.5 UI
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 40min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3150 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk time2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (3GB/32GB)Meizu MX5 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered