Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro
- Xiaomi Redmi 7A
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

Brand and model

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8Huawei Mate 20 ProXiaomi Redmi 7AXiaomi Redmi Note 7
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Prices
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi 7A
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Prices
Model aliasRedmi Note8
Red Rice Note 8
Red Rice Note8
C3J
M1908C3JH
M1908C3JG
M1908C3JI
Mate20Pro
Mate 20Pro
LYA-AL00
LYA-AL00P
LYA-L09
LYA-L29
LYA-TL00
-Redmi Note7
Red Rice Note 7
Red Rice Note7

Design

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

Width75.3 mm
7.53 cm
0.247 ft
2.965 in
72.3 mm
7.23 cm
0.237 ft
2.846 in
70.41 mm
7.041 cm
0.231 ft
2.772 in
75.21 mm
7.521 cm
0.247 ft
2.961 in
Height158.3 mm
15.83 cm
0.519 ft
6.232 in
157.8 mm
15.78 cm
0.518 ft
6.213 in
146.3 mm
14.63 cm
0.48 ft
5.76 in
159.21 mm
15.921 cm
0.522 ft
6.268 in
Thickness8.35 mm
0.835 cm
0.027 ft
0.329 in
8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
9.55 mm
0.955 cm
0.031 ft
0.376 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
Weight190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
189 g
0.42 lbs
6.67 oz
165 g
0.36 lbs
5.82 oz
186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
Volume99.53 cm³
6.04 in³
98.12 cm³
5.96 in³
98.37 cm³
5.97 in³
96.99 cm³
5.89 in³
ColorsMeteorite Black
Dream Blue
White
Nebula Purple
Black
Blue
Green
Pink
Purple
Red
Black
Blue
Blue
Red
Black
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Glass
PolycarbonateGlass
Plastic
CertificationIP52IP68--

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
Nano-SIM / NMSD
Nano-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards2222
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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)-CDMA 800 MHzCDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
-W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTS-UMTS 800 MHz (B19)
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B6)
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LTELTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

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 Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 21
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

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 V10 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V11 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V12 (Android 10)
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 10
MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V11.0.1 (Android 10)
MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)
MIUI V13.0.3 (Android 10)
User interface (UI)-EMUI 9.0
EMUI 9.1
EMUI 10
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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 665Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980Qualcomm Snapdragon 439Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Process technology11 nm7 nm12 nm14 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 2602x 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 2x 1.92 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A554x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.45 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2000 MHz2600 MHz1950 MHz2200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G76 MP10Qualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 512
GPU cores-10--
GPU frequency-720 MHz--
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
6 GB
8 GB
2 GB
3 GB
3 GB
4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz2133 MHz-1866 MHz
-GPU Turbo 2.0--

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
128 GB
128 GB
256 GB
16 GB
32 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
---eMMC 5.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
Nano Memory CardmicroSD
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/technologyIPSOLEDIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.39 in
162.31 mm
16.23 cm
5.45 in
138.43 mm
13.84 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
Width2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
2.44 in
61.91 mm
6.19 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
Height5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
5.8 in
147.37 mm
14.74 cm
4.87 in
123.82 mm
12.38 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.167:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.167:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1440 x 3120 pixels720 x 1440 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density409 ppi
160 ppcm
538 ppi
211 ppcm
295 ppi
115 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area82 %88.14 %74.65 %81.63 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions
1500:1 contrast ratio
84% NTSC
Display manufacturer - Boe
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
Always-On Display
Peak brightness - 800 cd/m²
DCI-P3
HDR10
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
70.8% NTSC
Display manufacturer - Tianma
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1500:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
84% NTSC

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Infrared face recognition sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
-Fingerprint sensor model - Goodix (In-display optical fingerprint sensor)-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1511

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 modelSamsung S5KGM2Sony IMX600 Exmor RSSony IMX486 Exmor RSSamsung S5KGM1
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOS BSICMOS-
Sensor format1/2.25"1/1.78"1/2.9"1/2"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
ISO-50 - 102400-100 - 3200
Aperturef/1.79f/1.8f/2.2f/1.79
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent13 mm *(35 mm / full frame)3.95 mm-4.74 mm
Field of view79.4 °---
Number of lenses6--6
Flash typeLEDDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
7296 x 5472 pixels
39.92 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Super Phase Detection
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Samsung S5KGM1 is also available
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 2MP (macro)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#4)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#4)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)
Leica camera
Vario-Summilux-H lens
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - 1/2.7" (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Laser autofocus (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Phase detection (#3)
Laser autofocus (#3)
OIS (#3)
-Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor type - CMOS BSI (#2)
Sensor size - 2.9 x 2.15 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#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 modelOmniVision OV13855--OmniVision OV13855
Sensor typePureCelCMOS BSI-PureCel
Sensor size4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
--4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
--1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
Crop factor7.31--7.31
Aperturef/2f/2-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
5632 x 4224 pixels
23.79 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock-Face unlockFace unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Smart PA
Stereo speakers model - 1217SLS
384 kHz / 32-bit
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter
-Smart PA

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
A-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
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
802.11b
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
Wi-Fi Display
-2x2 MiMO--

Bluetooth

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

Version4.25.04.25.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
HID
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.03.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
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 jackYesNoYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
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
HTML
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
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AC3
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

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
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity4000 mAh4200 mAh4000 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time--25 h
1500 min
1 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
2G stand-by time---251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
3G talk time--25 h
1500 min
1 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
3G stand-by time---251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
10 V / 4 A
5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4.0Huawei Super Charge 2.0-Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableFast charging
Non-removable
-Wireless charging - 15 W--

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)0.191 W/kg0.4 W/kg0.557 W/kg0.591 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.034 W/kg0.96 W/kg1.166 W/kg1.274 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.374 W/kg0.58 W/kg1 W/kg1.19 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.987 W/kg0.95 W/kg1.12 W/kg1.18 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresM1908C3JG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.191 W/kg; body - 1.034 W/kg
M1908C3JG - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.374 W/kg; body - 0.987 W/kg
M1908C3JH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.191 W/kg; body - 1.089 W/kg
M1908C3JH - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.387 W/kg; body - 1.056 W/kg
Anti-splash coating
Wireless reverse chargingP2i nano-coating-
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