Today we will compare the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, which are two mid-range flagships with decent specs. If you’re oscillating between these two devices and you don’t know which one to pick, this comparison will come in handy.
The Galaxy J7 (2016) measures 151.7x76x7.8mm and weights 170 grams. Samsung has used a plastic rear panel, but it gave it a metal finish, for a more premium appearance. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is thicker and heavier as it measures 151x76x8.4mm and weights 175 grams and its body is indeed made of metal. Plus, on its back you’ll notice two slim horizontal lines which are hiding the radio antennas. The Galaxy J7 (2016) lacks a fingerprint scanner, while the Redmi Note 4 has one below the rear camera.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has a super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 267 ppi. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with an IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a higher resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has been released in two variants, as follows:
– Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 or Exynos 7870 Octa
– Processor: quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.0GHz and quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz
– Graphics Card: Adreno 405 or Mali-T830MP2
– RAM: 2GB of RAM.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 features a Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 chipset, a deca-core CPU clocked at 2.1GHz, a Mali-T880 MP4 graphics card and 2GB or 3GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has been released with an internal storage of 16GB which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 64GB, but you can expand it up to 256GB using a microSD card.
When it comes to cameras, both devices sport a primary camera of 13MP that features autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has a removable battery of 3300 mAh, which is less powerful than the non-removable battery of 4100 mAh that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 features.
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