Who better in Xiaomi Mi A2 and Redmi Note 5 Pro?


Xiaomi Mi A2 ( Review ) was launched in India on Wednesday. Mi A1 is the upgrade version of Xiaomi Mi A2. The Mi A2 is an Android One smartphone launched with better hardware, design and new features. Xiaomi Mi A2 will compete with Redmi Note 5 Pro in the market. Xiaomi Mi A2 has a 5.99 inch display. In July 2018, Me A2 was launched during the Global Event held in Spain. This handset has an 18: 9 aspect ratio display. It uses the Octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor. Dual rear camera setup for photography and 20 megapixel front camera for selfie have been given. Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology has been used in this handset of Xiaomi . Two RAM / storage variants of Mi A2 have been launched in India. The starting price of Mi A2 is Rs 16,999.

Being an Android One smartphone, Mi A2 will get software and security updates from time to time. Redmi Note 5 Pro has made a mark in the market with its improved hardware and MUI features. The design of Mi A2 is slightly different, the stock A2 equipped with stock Android will get a powerful processor, which costs a bit more. Based on the specification, we will tell the difference between Mi A2 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Android One Xiaomi Mi A2 will run on stock Android 8.1 Oreo. Like Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, the Mi A2 does not have its own user interface MIUI.

Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India

The price of Xiaomi Mi A2 will start from Rs. 16,999 in India. At this price, variants with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage will be sold. The price of variants with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage has not been stated at the moment. Martphone sales will begin on August 16. It will be sold exclusively in Amazon India, Mi.com, Mi Home Store and Mi's authorized retail stores. Talk about the launch offer, customers of this phone will get an instant cashback of Rs 2,200 from Reliance Jio. Apart from this, 4.5 TB data will be given free.
On the other hand, the price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro starts at Rs 14,999 in India. This price is of 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variants. The price of 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage is Rs 16,999. The handset is sold in Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold colors on Flipkart and Me.com.

Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications

The new Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone has a 5.99-inch display is. It is of 18: 9 aspect ratio. The screen comes with 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass Protection. Dual-sim Xiaomi Mi A2 will run on Android 8.1 Oreo. It uses the Octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor. Adreno 512 GPU is integrated for graphics. As we told you earlier, the phone will have RAM up to 6 GB. Inbuilt storage will be up to 128 GB.

Cameras are an important feature of this smartphone. They come with artificial intelligence for better photography. Mi A2 has a 20 megapixel selfie camera equipped with AI. It is equipped with F / 1.75 aperture, fixed focal length and soft LED flash. There is an AI dual camera setup on the back side. The primary sensor is of 12 megapixels and the secondary sensor is of 20 megapixels. Rear camera setup comes with phase detection autofocus and dual-tone LED flash.

The cameras on the rear and front of the phone come with AI Scene Recognition so that the photos come with better color. Apart from this, the front and rear cameras are equipped with AI portrait mode. Apart from this, features like AI background Bokeh and AI Smart Beauty 4.0 have been given. The handset has a Face Unlock feature and the fingerprint sensor is also present on the back.

The battery of the smartphone is 3000 mAh. It comes with Quick Charge 4.0 support. The connectivity features of Xiaomi Mi A2 include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi A / B / G / N / AC, Wi-Fi Direct, Miracast, Bluetooth 5.0, IR emitter and USB Type-C port. Please tell that this time there is no 3.5mm headphone jack in the phone. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope and proximity sensor are part of the phone. The dimensions of the smartphone are 158.7×75.4×7.3 millimeters and weighing 168 grams.

The Dual SIM Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on the MUI 9 based on Android Nougat. It also has a 5.99-inch full-HD + (1080 × 2160 pixels) display. The screen is of 18: 9 aspect ratio. Snapdragon 636 processor with 1.8 GHz works to speed up the phone. The Adreno 509 GPU is integrated for graphics. RAM has two options – 4 GB or 6 GB. This handset also has a fingerprint sensor on the back.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has dual rear camera setup. On the back side is a 12-megapixel primary camera with F / 2.2 aperture. With this, there is a 5 megapixel sensor with F / 2.0 aperture available in Jugalbandi. LED flash module with dual rear camera setup is provided. The front panel has a 20-megapixel Sony IMX 376 sensor. Both variants of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro have 64 GB of storage and it is also possible to use MicroSD card if needed.

The connectivity feature of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g. / N, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack and micro-USB are included. The battery is 4000 mAh. It claims to have up to 14 consecutive hours of video playback. Its dimensions are 158.6×75.4×8.05 millimeters and weighing 181 grams.

Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro


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Software rating
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Camera Rating
Value for Money Rating
Screen Size (inch) 5.99 ] 5.99
Resolution 1080 x2160 pixels 1080 x2160 pixels
Aspect Ratio [194524] ] 18: 9 18: 9
pixels per inch (PPI) 403
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz octa-core
Processor model Snapdragon 660 Snapdragon 636
Internal Storage

] 64 GB 64 GB
Expandable Storage No Yes
] Expandable Storage Type MicroSD MicroSD
Expandable Storage Capacity (GB) 128
Rear Camera 12-megapixel (f / 1.8, 1.25-micron) + 20-megapixel (f / 1.8, 1.0-micron ) 12-megapixel (f / 2.2, 1.25-micron) + 5-megapixel (f / 2.0, 1.12-micron)
Rear autofocus Phase Detection Autofocus Phase Detection Autofocus
Rear Flash Dual LED LED
Front Camera 20-megapixel (f / 2.2, 1.0-micron) 20-megapixel (f / 2.2, 1.0-micron)
Front Flash LED LED
Operating System Android Android
Wi-Fi Standard Support 802.11 a / b / g / n / a C 802.11 b / g / n / ac
Bluetooth Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
SIM Number 2 2
Wi-Fi Direct Yes Yes
Infrared Direct No
Micro USB [194590]

Mobile High-Definition Li nk (MHL) No
SIM Type Nano SIM Nano SIM
4G / LTE Yes Yes
SIM Type Nano SIM Nano SIM
4G / LTE Yes Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes [1 9459024]

Compass / Magnetometer Yes Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient Light Sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Face Unlock Yes
3D Face Recognition No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No


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