• Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (MediaTek) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Xiaomi Samsung
Announced July 2015 November 2015 December 2015
Status Available - August 2015 Available - November 2015 Available - February 2016
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Silver, Gray, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
150 x 76 x 8.7 mm
(5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
GPU Adreno 405 PowerVR G6200 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
RAM 2 GB 2/3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 72.98% 74.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 4000 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - Up to 264 h (3G) Up to 78 h
Talk Time - - Up to 17 h (3G)