Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
xiaomi redmi note 5
Samsung Galaxy Note8
samsung galaxy note8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Samsung
Announced February 2018 August 2017
Status Available - February 2018 Coming Soon - September 2017
Price Rs. 9,999 ($155.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Gold, Silver, Gray Black, Blue Coral, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm
(6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in)
162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
(6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 179.5 g ( oz) 195 g (6.88 oz)
SIM Type Dual SIM Hybrid (Nano SIM + Micro SIM, or Micro SIM + microSD Card) Single/Dual SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor - IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
- Samsung Pay
Notification LED Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
User Interface MIUI 9 -
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 [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 Adreno 506 [Similar] Adreno 540 / Mali-G71 MP20 [Similar]
RAM 3/4 GB [Browse Similar] 6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 64/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Gorilla Glass Protection Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches [Similar] 6.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels (403 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (522 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 77.49% 83.03%
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 12 MP [Similar] Dual 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 and f/2.4, 2X Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 5 MP, f/2.0 [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.7, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Light Sensor light sensor present light sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Infrared Sensor infrared sensor present infrared sensor not 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 4000 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -