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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 XXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)08Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
24PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 X
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)

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 Note 8 (128GB/4GB)8 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)vsGalaxy S8 (SM-G950U)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
+128GB (111GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+6.3"9%
Larger screen
vs5.8"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 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-Core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)23%
Lighter
8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+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
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels69%
Higher resolution screen
409 PPIvs+568 PPI39%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
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+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
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.
P2i certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X / 4GB LPDDR4
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
ModelRedmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Other model namesMi Redmi Note 8 (4GB RAM) M1908C3JG, M1908C3JE, M1908C3JHGalaxy S8 G950U Unlocked (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date9/26/20194/21/2017, Announced: 3/29/2017
Depth8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (SM6125) (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 199022 (v7)
Geekbench: 6656 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 13fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI568 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
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/upload600/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkM1908C3JG version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
M1908C3JE, M1908C3JH versions:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13
VoLTE
M1908C3JG version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
M1908C3JE, M1908C3JH versions:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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 Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 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 sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered29 hours (1.2 days)
Standbyfeature not registered326 hours (13.6 days)

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
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: Space Black, Moonlight White, Neptune Blue
- MIUI 10
- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.75W/kg (head), 0.93W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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