Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy S8 ExynosXiaomi Redmi Note 7
Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
Prices
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Prices
Model aliasSM-G950F
G950F
SM-G950FD
G950FD
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.

Width68.1 mm
6.81 cm
0.22 ft
2.68 in
75.21 mm
7.52 cm
0.25 ft
2.96 in
Height148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.49 ft
5.86 in
159.21 mm
15.92 cm
0.52 ft
6.27 in
Thickness8 mm
0.8 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
Weight155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
Volume81.12 cm³
4.93 in³
96.99 cm³
5.89 in³
ColorsBlack
Silver
Gold
Blue
Gray
Pink
Red
Blue
Red
Black
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Plastic
CertificationIP68-

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
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-

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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
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 13
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)

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 16
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)Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)
User interface (UI)Experience 8.1-

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 9 Octa 8895Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Process technology10 nm14 nm
CPU4x 2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.84 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2300 MHz2200 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G71 MP20Qualcomm Adreno 512
GPU cores20-
GPU frequency546 MHz-
RAM capacity4 GB3 GB
4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1794 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 2.1eMMC 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/technologySuper AMOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
Width2.54 in
64.45 mm
6.44 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
Height5.22 in
132.48 mm
13.25 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
Aspect ratio2.056:12.167:1
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density568 ppi
223 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.47 %81.63 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
540 cd/m²
90% DCI-P3
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
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics NamsanFingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1511

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelSony IMX333 Exmor RSSamsung S5KGM1
Sensor typeCMOS-
ISO-100 - 3200
Aperturef/1.7f/1.79
Focal length4.2 mm4.74 mm
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
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
RAW
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2 (ISOCELL)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Angle of view - 77°
720p @ 240 fps
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor type - ISOCELL PLUS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
6-element lens
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)

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor modelSony IMX320 Exmor RSOmniVision OV13855
Sensor typeCMOSPureCel
Sensor size-4.75 x 3.54 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size-1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
Crop factor-7.31
Aperturef/1.7f/2
Focal length2.95 mm3.86 mm
28.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4224 x 3136 pixels
13.25 MP
Video resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Sensor size - 1/3.6"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Angle of view - 80°
Auto HDR
Face unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
192 kHz / 24-bitSmart PA

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
Galileo
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
-

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
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-C
Version3.12.0
FeaturesCharging
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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
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

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
XMF
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
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
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.

Capacity3000 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
2G stand-by time-251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
3G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
3G stand-by time-251 h
15060 min
10.5 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless charging-

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)0.315 W/kg0.591 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.27 W/kg1.274 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.37 W/kg1.19 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.75 W/kg1.18 W/kg
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