Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Xiaomi Mi A3

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$195 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.6 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
441 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
282 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

75.60 %
82.56 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Mali-G71
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4030 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP (Dual-Camera)
32 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
6.04 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (153.48 x 71.85 x 8.475 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.13 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue
Gray, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

 
10W charger, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Soft case, Warranty card
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