Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Redmi 8A
- Realme C1

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Xiaomi Redmi 8ARealme C1
Xiaomi Redmi 8ARealme C1
Prices
Model aliasRedmi8A
Red Rice 8A
Red Rice8A
MZB8298IN
M1908C3KG
M1908C3KH
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Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width75.41 mm
7.54 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
75.6 mm
7.56 cm
0.25 ft
2.98 in
Height156.48 mm
15.65 cm
0.51 ft
6.16 in
156.2 mm
15.62 cm
0.51 ft
6.15 in
Thickness9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.03 ft
0.37 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
Weight188 g
0.41 lbs
6.63 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
Volume110.92 cm³
6.74 in³
96.83 cm³
5.88 in³
ColorsMidnight Black
Ocean Blue
Sunset Red
Black
Blue
Body materialsPlasticPlastic
Metal

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards22
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
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UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)MIUI 10 (Android 9.0 Pie)ColorOS 5.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
ColorOS 6.0 (Android 9.0 Pie)

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 439Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Process technology12 nm14 nm
CPU4x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.45 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8
CPU cores88
CPU frequency1950 MHz1800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU frequency650 MHz-
RAM capacity2 GB
3 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB16 GB
eMMC 5.1-

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.22 in
157.91 mm
15.79 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
Width2.66 in
67.6 mm
6.76 cm
2.65 in
67.42 mm
6.74 cm
Height5.62 in
142.71 mm
14.27 cm
5.6 in
142.32 mm
14.23 cm
Aspect ratio2.111:12.111:1
Resolution720 x 1520 pixels720 x 1520 pixels
Pixel density271 ppi
106 ppcm
271 ppi
106 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area82.02 %81.51 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
In-cell
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1
70.8% NTSC
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1200:1 contrast ratio
360 cd/m²

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX363 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/2.55"-
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
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Aperturef/1.8f/2.2
Number of lenses65
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual PixelSecondary rear camera - 2 MP
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS-
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
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Aperturef/2f/2.2
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
FeaturesFace unlockFace unlock

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Smart PA
0.82 CC acoustic chamber
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Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYes-

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity5000 mAh4230 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
5 V / 1 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.231 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.48 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.478 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.074 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresMZB8298IN - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.339 W/kg; body - 1.000 W/kg
P2i nano-coating
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