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Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
23PointsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC X
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)

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 9C NFC (32GB)5 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)vsGalaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core27%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6.53"17%
Larger screen
vs5.6"
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+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)
2GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
196 grams (6.86 ounces)vs+172 grams (6.02 ounces)14%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7%
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
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2220 pixels108%
Higher resolution screen
269 PPIvs+441 PPI64%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(dual camera) 13MP + 2MPvs+(back) 16MP8%
Higher resolution main camera
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2.8" inches11%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+18W80%
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.
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
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
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
ModelRedmi 9C NFC (32GB)Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (M2006C3MNG) Dual-Camera갤럭시 A8 SM-A530N, KT, SKT, LG U+
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
South Korea
South Korea
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date8/27/20201/6/2018
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
System versionAndroid 10Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G35 (MT6765V) (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP2
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 95403 (v8)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hz, 400nits[typ]60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
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/upload300/50 Mbps600/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.265, 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

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy32 hours (1.3 days)19 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Midnight Gray, Sunshine Yellow, Twilight Blue
- MIUI 12
- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- T-DMB TV (korean standard)

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.57W/kg (head), 0.9W/kg (body)0.253W/kg (head), 0.798W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.37W/kg (head), 1.14W/kg (body)feature not registered
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