Redmi 8 was recently launched in India. The key features on Redmi 8 include a waterdrop-style display notch, dual rear camera setup, and a 5,000mAh battery, among others. On the competition front in India, the entry-level phone is up against Vivo U10 and Samsung Galaxy A10s. News Nation brings to you the comparison between Redmi 8, Vivo U10, and Samsung Galaxy A10s on the basis of specifications, features, and price.
Redmi 8 sports a 6.22-inch HD+ Dot Notch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) technology and runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, paired with 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
On the imaging front, Redmi 8 comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel camera sensor at the front. The dual rear camera setup is preloaded AI Portrait and AI Scene Detection features. The phone is also touted to recognise 33 scene categories, including six India-specific categories. Also, there is artificial intelligence (AI) powered features, including Face Unlock. Further, the phone has a fingerprint sensor at the back.
Redmi 8 has 64GB of onboard storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot.
Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, infrared, wireless FM radio, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.
The entry-level smartphone comes with a new Aura Mirror Design at the back. Redmi 8 packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
The price for Redmi 8 in India has been set at Rs 7,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. On the other hand, the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of Redmi 8 costs Rs 8,999. However, for the first five million units, the device with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant is available with an introductory price of Rs 7,999.
Redmi 8 is available in Oynx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour options. It also has a splash-resistant P2i coating on top.
Vivo U10 sports a 6.35-inch HD+ (720x1544 pixels) IPS Halo FullView Display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 89 per cent screen-to-body ratio.
The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) technology and it runs Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS 9.1 on top. Vivo U10 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE SoC, paired with up to 4GB of RAM.
On the imaging front, Vivo U10 comes equipped with the triple rear camera setup that houses a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.2 lens, 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a 120-degree super-wide-angle f/2.2 lens and a 2-megapixel portrait sensor with an f/2.4 lens. Also, there is an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies on the front.
Vivo U10 comes with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage options. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, and Micro-USB port.
It also has an accelerometer, ambient light, fingerprint sensor, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. The smartphone packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging technology. The device measures 159.43x76.77x8.92mm and it weighs 190.5 grams.
The price of 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant of Vivo U10 in India has been set at Rs 8,990. The 3GB RAM + 64GB storage option of Vivo U10 costs 9,990 while the top-of-the-line 4GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration is priced at Rs 10,990. The smartphone is available in Electric Blue and Thunder Black colour options.
Samsung Galaxy A10s
Samsung Galaxy A10s features a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) Infinity-V Display along with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy A10s runs Android 9 Pie with One UI on top. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core SoC, paired with 2GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy A10s comes with 32GB of onboard storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot.
The device measures 156.9x75.8x7.8mm. It packs a 4,000mAh and comes equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS/ A-GPS.
On the imagining front, Samsung Galaxy A10s houses he dual rear camera setup that includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 lens. Samsung Galaxy A10s also has an 8-megapixel selfie shooter at the front along with an f/2.0 lens.
The 2GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant of Samsung Galaxy A10s costs Rs 9,499. The price of 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant of Samsung Galaxy A10s has been set at Rs 10,499.
The smartphone is available in Black, Blue, and Green colour options.