Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

518 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.62 %
81.37 %

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.27 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.56 oz (186 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, White
Black, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 512

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

54.1 GB
 

Storage expansion

 
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4

Talk time

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
10.5 days (251 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Music playback

64.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 28
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 15, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN920A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.22 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.27 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Adapter, USB Cable type C, Tool to remove the SIM, User manual, Housing, Warranty
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