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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A50 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A50 X04Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 X11Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)

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!


04 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)
Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)vsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
409 PPIvs403 PPI
 58%58%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
P2i certifiedvsNot supported

11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)vsRedmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)
 16%16%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 14%14%
+Lighter
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs190 grams (6.65 ounces)
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6.3"
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 95%95%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 25MPvs(front) 13MP
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
Advantage
+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Digital TV FullSegvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

37 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (51GB user available) / 64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
16 million
1080x2340 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
600 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (under display)
Face unlock
4000 mAh
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
ModelRedmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Also known asXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (4GB RAM) M1908C3JG, M1908C3JE,M1908C3JHGalaxy A50 TV digital SM-A505GT/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableIndiaVarious (International)Brazil
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019March, 2019
Depth8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
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 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkM1908C3JG version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

M1908C3JE, M1908C3JH versions:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G 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 Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Main camera(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1/4" 1.12µm)
2MP macro (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75µm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75µm)
(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
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
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Front camera13 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedDigital TV FullSeg
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
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
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Space Black, Moonlight White, Neptune Blue
- MIUI 10
- 19.5:9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk timefeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.86 W/Kg (head) | 0.49 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered