Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

66.27 %
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, Laser autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; 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), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)
6.27 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (159.21 x 75.21 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.56 oz (186 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
 

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Gray, Blue, White
Black, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

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
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 512

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Available to use

23 GB
 

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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

HD Voice

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
10.5 days (251 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Stand-by time (3G)

19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Music playback

61.00 hours
 

Video playback

16.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG890A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
 

Body

0.17 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.40 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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