Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2
xiaomi redmi note 2
Samsung Galaxy S8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Samsung
Announced August 2015 March 2017
Status Available - August 2015 Available - April 2017
Price Rs. 9,700 ($141.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Yellow, Mint Green, Blue Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 152 x 76 x 8.3 mm
(5.98 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, TD-SCDMA HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) based MIUI 7 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6200 [Similar] Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 64 GB
External Memory Yes microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.02% 84.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Phase Detection Auto focus (PDAF), Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G TD-SCDMA HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage Yes microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3060 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -