Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime

Samsung Galaxy A8
samsung galaxy a8
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
xiaomi redmi 2 prime
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi
Announced July 2015 August 2015
Status Available - August 2015 Available - August 2015
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 6,999 ($102.93) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405 [Similar] Adreno 306 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage)
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 67.83%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, BSI Sensor, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -