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    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi 8 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

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    Last Updated: 
    28th May 2021

    Key Feature Comparison

    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
    ₹21,530
    8/10
    Xiaomi Redmi 8
    ₹8,999
    7/10
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
    ₹12,490
    7/10
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
    8/10
    ₹21,530
    8/10
    VS
    Xiaomi Redmi 8
    Xiaomi Redmi 8
    7/10
    ₹8,999
    7/10
    VS
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
    7/10
    ₹12,490
    7/10
    Display
    Screen Size
    6.6 inches
    6.22 inches
    5.99 inches
    Screen Type
    Super AMOLED
    IPS LCD
    IPS LCD
    Screen Resolution
    720 x 1600 pixels
    720 x 1520 pixels
    1080 x 2160 pixels
    Pixel Density
    266 ppi
    270 ppi
    403 ppi
    Aspect Ratio
    20:09
    -
    18:09
    Screen to Body Ratio
    84.28%
    81.48%
    77.43%
    Screen Design
    Regular notch
    Waterdrop notch
    Bezel-less
    Screen Quality
    HD
    -
    FHD
    Screen Protection
    -
    Gorilla Glass 5
    Gorilla Glass 3
    Peak Brightness
    -
    400 nits
    -
    Memory & Storage
    Phone Variants
    8GB 128GB, 6GB 128GB
    3GB 32GB
    6GB 64GB, 4GB 64GB
    Expandable Storage
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    RAM Type
    LPDDR4X
    LPDDR3
    LPDDR4X
    Storage Type
    UFS 2.1
    eMMC 5.1
    eMMC 5.1
    Expandable Storage Capacity
    Yes, 1 TB
    Yes, 512 GB
    Yes, 128 GB
    OTG Support
    -
    Yes
    Yes
    Miscellaneous Features
    Sensors
    Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
    Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
    Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
    Performance
    Operating System
    Android v11
    Android v9.0 (Pie)
    Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)
    GPU
    Adreno 619
    Adreno 505
    Adreno 509
    Chipset
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
    CPU
    Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 570 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 570)
    Octa core (1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.45 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
    Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)
    Custom User Interface
    Samsung One UI
    MIUI
    MIUI
    Clock Speed
    2.2 GHz
    1.95 GHz
    1.8 GHz
    Architecture
    64 bit
    64 bit
    64 bit
    Process Technology
    8 nm
    12 nm
    14 nm
    Battery
    Battery Capacity
    5000 mAh
    5000 mAh
    4000 mAh
    Battery Removable
    No
    No
    No
    Battery Type
    Li-ion
    Li-Polymer
    Li-Polymer
    Charger Type
    Fast, 15W
    Fast, 18W
    Quick, v2.0
    USB Type-C
    Yes
    Yes
    No
    Fast Charging
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    General
    Announced On
    1-May-21
    12-Oct-2019
    5-Feb-18
    Market Status
    Available
    Available
    Available
    Brand
    Samsung
    Xiaomi
    Xiaomi
    Price Status
    Confirmed
    Confirmed
    Confirmed
    Price
    Rs. 21,999
    Rs. 10,499
    Rs. 11,980
    Network & Connectivity
    GPS
    Yes A-GPS, Glonass
    Yes A-GPS, Glonass
    Yes A-GPS, Glonass
    NFC
    Yes
    -
    No
    Bluetooth
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    3.5mm Audio Jack
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Bluetooth Type
    v5.0
    v4.2
    v5.0
    Audio Jack
    3.5 mm
    3.5 mm
    3.5 mm
    Audio Features
    -
    Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    FM Radio
    -
    Yes, Wireless FM
    -
    Front Camera
    Front Video Recording
    1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    Front Camera Setup
    Single, 20MP
    Single, 8MP
    Single, 20MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution
    20 MP
    8 MP
    20 MP
    Front Camera 1 Type
    f/2.2 Primary Camera
    f/2.0 Primary Camera
    f/2.2 Primary Camera
    Front Aperture
    f/2.2
    f/2.0
    f/2.2
    Front Camera Features
    -
    HDR
    LED flash
    Front Camera 1 Lens
    -
    4.0" sensor size, 1.12 micrometre pixel size
    2.8" sensor size, 1 micrometre pixel size
    Front Flash
    -
    Yes, Screen flash
    Yes, LED Flash
    Design
    Weight
    190 grams
    188 grams
    181 grams
    Colors
    Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray
    Sapphire Blue, Ruby Red, Emerald Green, Onxy Black
    Black, Gold, Red, Rose Gold, Lake Blue
    Dimensions
    164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
    156.4 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm
    158.6 x 75.4 x 8 mm
    Water Resistance
    -
    Yes, Splash proof
    -
    Build
    -
    Back: Plastic
    Case: Metal, Back: Metal
    SAR Value
    -
    Head: 0.339 W/kg, Body: 1.000 W/kg
    Head: 1.1888 W/kg, Body: 0.334 W/kg
    Network
    Network Support
    5G
    4G
    4G
    SIM Size
    SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
    Wi-Fi
    Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
    Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
    Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
    SIM Slot(s)
    Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
    Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
    eSIM
    No
    No
    No
    Wi-Fi Features
    Mobile Hotspot
    Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
    Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
    VoLTE
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    SIM 1 Bands
    4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 1800(band 3), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    SIM 2 Bands
    4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 1800(band 3), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    Rear Camera
    Rear Flash
    Yes, LED Flash
    Yes, LED Flash
    Yes, Dual-color LED Flash
    Rear Video Recording
    3840x2160 @ 30 fps
    1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
    1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    Rear Camera Features
    Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Rear Camera Setup
    Quad, 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP
    Dual, 12MP + 2MP
    Dual, 12MP + 5MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution
    48 MP
    12 MP
    12 MP
    Rear Camera 1 Type
    f/1.8 Primary Camera
    f/1.8 Primary Camera
    f/2.2 Primary Camera
    Rear Camera 2 Resolution
    8 MP
    2 MP
    5 MP
    Rear Camera 2 Type
    f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
    Depth Camera
    f/2.0, Depth Camera
    Rear Camera 3 Resolution
    5 MP
    -
    -
    Rear Camera 3 Type
    f/2.4, Macro Camera
    -
    -
    Rear Camera 4 Resolution
    5 MP
    -
    -
    Rear Camera 4 Type
    f/2.4, Depth Camera
    -
    -
    Rear Sensor
    ISOCELL Plus
    Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
    Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
    Rear Aperture
    f/1.8
    f/1.8
    f/2.2
    Rear Camera 1 Lens
    -
    2.55" sensor size, 1.4 micrometre pixel size
    2.9" sensor size, 1.25 micrometre pixel size
    Sensors
    Fingerprint Scanner
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Fingerprint Scanner Position
    On-Screen
    Rear
    Rear
    Fingerprint Scanner Type
    Optical
    -
    -

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