Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy M30s

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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
403 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

77.44 %
84.11 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Mali-G72 MP3

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
6000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP
48 MP

Features

PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

 
8 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front

5 MP
16 MP

Features

Flash
HDR

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches (158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm)
6.26 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

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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