Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A30

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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

403 PPI
403 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

77.44 %
85.24 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Phase-detection autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches (158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Black, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music 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

Shopping information

In The Box

Power adapter, USB cable, Warranty card, User guide, SIM insertion tool, Ultra-slim case
 
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