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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) XXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)09Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 X
Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)

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 (64GB/4GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)vsGalaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+64GB (51GB available)132%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+190 grams (6.65 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
+1080x2340 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+6.3"5%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+1/2" inches40%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.8" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)1%
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
409 PPIvs+411 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
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) 13MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP87%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the 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
P2i certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

33 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X / 4GB LPDDR4
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
ModelRedmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
Other model namesMi Redmi Note 8 (4GB RAM) M1908C3JG, M1908C3JE, M1908C3JHGalaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F/Dual-Sim (4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
(Latin America)KazakhstanChileRussiaUkraine
(Latin America), Kazakhstan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019January, 2018
Depth8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)75.7 x 159.9 millimeters (2.98 x 6.3 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2220 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
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)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/75 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 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 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 Cat11 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,26,28,66)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
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
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
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 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Black, Moonlight White, Neptune Blue
- MIUI 10
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.32W/kg (head) | 1.3W/kg (body)
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