Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S6
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy S6Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S6
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
Prices
Model aliasSM-G920A
G920A
SM-G920F
G920F
SM-G920S
G920S
SM-G920T
G920T
SM-G9200
G9200
SM-G9208
G9208
Redmi Note8 Pro
Red Rice Note 8 Pro
Red Rice Note8 Pro
G7
2015105
M1906G7G
M1906G7I
M1906G7E
M1906G7T

Design

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

Width70.5 mm
7.05 cm
0.23 ft
2.78 in
76.4 mm
7.64 cm
0.25 ft
3.01 in
Height143.4 mm
14.34 cm
0.47 ft
5.65 in
161.35 mm
16.14 cm
0.53 ft
6.35 in
Thickness6.8 mm
0.68 cm
0.02 ft
0.27 in
8.79 mm
0.88 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
Weight138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
199 g
0.44 lbs
7.05 oz
Volume68.75 cm³
4.17 in³
108.36 cm³
6.58 in³
ColorsWhite
Black
Blue
Gold
Mineral Grey
Pearl White
Forest Green
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Plastic
Certification-IP52

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 / microSD
Number of SIM cards12
Features-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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (SM-G920P
SM-G9200)
CDMA 1900 MHz (SM-G920P)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTELTE 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 700 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (SM-G920T)
LTE 800 MHz (SM-G920A)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (SM-G9200; SM-G9208)
LTE-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)

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 6
EV-DO Rev. A (SM-G920P
SM-G9200)
TD-SCDMA (SM-G9200)
TD-HSDPA (SM-G9200)
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
-3CA
256-QAM
4x4 MIMO

Operating system

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

Operating system (OS)Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
MIUI V10 (Android 9.0 Pie)
User interface (UI)TouchWiz-

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.

SoCSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420MediaTek Helio G90T (MT6785T)
Process technology14 nm12 nm
CPU4x 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.05 GHz Cortex-A76, 6x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8.2-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2100 MHz2050 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T760 MP8ARM Mali-G76 3EEMC4
GPU cores84
GPU frequency772 MHz800 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB6 GB
8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1552 MHz2133 MHz
-MediaTek HyperEngine
Mi Turbo
Game Turbo 2.0
Liquid cooling system

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
-UFS 2.1

Memory cards

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

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5.1 in
129.54 mm
12.95 cm
6.53 in
165.86 mm
16.59 cm
Width2.5 in
63.51 mm
6.35 cm
2.74 in
69.51 mm
6.95 cm
Height4.45 in
112.9 mm
11.29 cm
5.93 in
150.6 mm
15.06 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.167:1
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density576 ppi
226 ppcm
395 ppi
155 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.15 %85.19 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 42.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions
Chip-on-foil (COF) IC packaging technology
1500:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m² typical brightness
420 cd/m² minimum brightness
84% NTSC
HDR

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics-Vadility B1202A0-01-

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 IMX240 Exmor RSSamsung S5KGW1
Sensor typeCMOSISOCELL
Sensor size5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
-
Sensor format-1/1.72"
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Crop factor6.34-
ISO50 - 3200-
Aperturef/1.9f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.35 mm
27.56 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Field of view-79 °
Number of lenses-6
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
9248 x 6936 pixels
64.14 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
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)
Available also with Samsung S5K2P2 (ISOCELL)
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Super Phase Detection
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 960 fps
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)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#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)

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 modelSamsung S5K4E6Samsung S5K3T1
Sensor typeISOCELLISOCELL
Sensor size3.2 x 2.4 mm
0.16 in
-
Sensor format-1/3.1"
Pixel size1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
0.9 µm
0.000900 mm
Crop factor10.82-
Aperturef/1.9f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.03 mm
21.96 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
5184 x 3880 pixels
20.11 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlock
-Pixel size - 1.8 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-Smart PA 10V Boost
1217 super-linear speaker
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone

Radio

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

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
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
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

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

Version4.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
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
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ViLTE
-NXP-SN100T chip for NFC

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
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
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
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP9
WebM
WMV
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.

Capacity2550 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
3G talk time23 h
1380 min
1 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology-MediaTek Pump Express 4.0, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-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)0.382 W/kg0.997 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.499 W/kg1.446 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.15 W/kg1.15 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.16 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 featuresSM-G920A - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.289 W/kg; body - 0.601 W/kg
SM-G920A - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.13 W/kg; body - 1.25 W/kg
SM-G920P - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.09 W/kg; body - 1.13 W/kg
SM-G920S - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.486 W/kg; body - 0.878 W/kg
SM-G920S - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.57 W/kg; body - 1.33 W/kg
SM-G920T - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.289 W/kg; body - 0.540 W/kg
SM-G920T - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.11 W/kg; body - 1.31 W/kg
SM-G9200 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.451 W/kg; body - 0.574 W/kg
SM-G9208 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.451 W/kg; body - 0.574 W/kg
SM-G9208 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.58 W/kg; body - 1.45 W/kg
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