Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Samsung Galaxy A8

Xiaomi Redmi 1S
xiaomi redmi 1s
Samsung Galaxy A8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Samsung
Announced May 2014 July 2015
Status Available - May 2014 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 158 g (5.57 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.61% 73.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 3050 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -